Tagged: planting

The News & What it Means – Potential for Dry Spring Stirs Farmer, Market Anxiety

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – March 5, 2019
The news:

“Most Canadian Prairie farmers can expect a dry start to spring. ‘Run-off potential is certainly below average for a big part of the Prairies,’ says World Weather Inc. meteorologist Drew Lerner.”

– FCC website article, Feb. 28, 2019

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