Tagged: planting

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 Cold, Wet Start as Attention Turns to Midwest Weather

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – April 10, 2018

 

The news:

“The USDA’s weekly crop progress report pegged nationwide corn planting at 2% complete as of Sunday, a single point behind last year but right on par with the five-year average and pre-report trade guesses.”

Syngenta website article, April 9, 2018