Tagged: corn

The News & What it Means – Difficult Choices Ahead for Ontario Growers

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – January 16, 2019

 

The news:

“Lambton County farmers have a big decision to make following a volatile 2018 that saw corn emerge as a to-be bumper crop, soybean markets take a hit due to the still-running trade war between the US and China, and a “catastrophic” outbreak of mould in corn due to a wet harvesting season.”

– Sarnia Observer, Jan. 9, 2019

The News & What it Means: A Government Payment Becomes a Missed Market Signal

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – August 28, 2018

 

The news:

“The Trump administration will spend up to $6.2 billion this fall to shield crop and livestock producers from retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and other trading partners, said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Monday.”

– Agriculture.com, Aug. 27, 2018