Tag: Mike Davey

Wheat School: Finding Demand for High Fusarium Wheat

High disease levels have winter wheat growers in Western Canada concerned about the market prospects for the crop. Samples brought to elevators in some areas — especially central Manitoba — have contained up to 20 percent fusarium damaged kernels. Buyers have started discounting grain based on the related potential vomitoxin levels. So where will this… Read more »

Ask FarmLink: Is the U.S. Drought Over? How Late Will Seeding Be?

How’s the weather where you are? It’s a common question because, even though there’s not one thing we can do about it, it’s a topic of endless fascination for many and especially farmers. Weather risks and events work themselves into the market conversations as well, as no one can control the weather, and ultimately it’s… Read more »