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Tim Burrack discusses why after farming for 40 years he decided to start growing cover crops, and some of the challenged he faced to bring in this new production method.   You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here.  

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1/16/2019 4:13:20 PM

Tom Schwarz discusses options farmers have to promote their right to repair their own farm equipment.   You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here.

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1/16/2019 4:12:58 PM

Marlene Boersch, managing partner with Mercantile Consulting Venture, advises growers to sell the balance of their old crop wheat at prices of $7.25 per bushel or better but don’t wait too long. You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here.

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1/16/2019 1:41:42 PM

Chuck Penner, analyst with LeftField Commodity Research, says the doom and gloom in pulse markets is finally starting to be replaced by some optimism. You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here.

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1/16/2019 1:08:30 PM

Agriculture has undergone an incredible consolidation of the companies that farmers rely upon. The global chemical/seed industry has collapsed into four giants; most meat industries are ruled by two or three packers, who often also play in the genetics, feed, production and management fields; Western Canada is utterly dependant upon two railways; two giant regional […] Read more

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1/16/2019 12:50:27 PM

Viterra’s Kenric Exner says Alberta cattle feeders are using more U.S. corn in feedlot rations when the economics of using corn rather than barley makes sense.    Exner said U.S. corn is being moved by rail to southern Alberta elevator locations where it is unloaded and trucked to feedlots. You can find all our coverage […] Read more

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1/16/2019 11:47:30 AM

Chuck Penner, analyst with LeftField Commodity Research, anticipates more of the same in the flax market, which isn’t bad. You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here

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1/16/2019 11:00:25 AM

Gordon Bacon, CEO of Pulse Canada, said during his CropSphere presentation that quality specifications for pulses have traditionally been based on size, shape and colour, but the industry must be prepared to meet more complicated specifications for the food ingredients industry. You can find all our coverage of Crop Production week 2019 here.

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1/16/2019 9:50:12 AM

Alberta’s first case of porcine epidemic diarrhea is so far confined to a single 400-sow farrow-to-finish operation in east-central Alberta. Alberta Pork said yesterday that no pigs have left the affected farm since the virus was confirmed and none will be moved until a veterinarian’s certificate is provided. Tests at high-traffic pig sites in the […] Read more

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1/16/2019 9:43:25 AM

Marlene Boersch, managing partner with Mercantile Consulting Venture, says oats should be a good crop to grow again in 2019 and growers should expect prices above $3 per bushel. WP reporter Sean Pratt interviewed Boersch during Crop Production week in Saskatoon. Video of his interview with Boersch can be found below. You can find all […] Read more

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1/15/2019 4:25:29 PM

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