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Market review

A 2016-17 PRICE ANALYSIS

THE LOW CANADIAN dollar, big crops in the U.S., and summertime volatility were among the factors that shaped prices for corn, soybean, and wheat crops in Ontario in the last marketing year. Data compiled by [Read more]

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2015-2016 market review

ALL ABOUT THE BASIS

WHEN LOOKING BACK at the last marketing year for corn, soybean, and wheat crops, the predictions for large grain supplies to weigh heavily on the markets were realized. But it could have been worse for [Read more]

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Farm Market News: Jordan signs off

COMMENTATOR RETIRES AFTER MORE THAN TWO DECADES John Jordan, whose voice is well-known throughout Ontario’s grain industry, recently retired as editor of Farm Market News at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. Blair Andrews, a [Read more]

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Similar but not the same

IDENTIFYING WEEDS WHEN IT COMES to scouting fields, weed technician Dave Bilyea says misidentifying a weed is a missed opportunity. It’s a message the researcher at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus often delivers to [Read more]

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Making tracks

HANDLING HEAVIER LOADS AND REDUCING SOIL COMPACTION WHILE WHEELED TRACTORS continue to be the vehicle of choice for farmers in North America, tracked tractors have been gaining more of a foothold in the high horsepower [Read more]

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The big squeeze on yields

SOIL COMPACTION WHILE FARMERS KNOW that soil compaction can weigh heavily on yields, many may not realize they have it in their fields or that they may be contributing to the problem. Dale Cowan, Senior [Read more]

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Market Analysis

GRAIN INDUSTRY INSIGHTS IT IS SHAPING up to be the year of the big surplus in the corn market. With the potential of a record US corn crop harvested in 2013, market analysts and insiders [Read more]