When soybean aphids start multiplying in soybean fields, the decision to spray is typically triggered by the number of aphids found on each plant. Find out more on the threshold from this Real Agriculture Soybean School.
Heavy rains in key edible bean growing areas of Manitoba over the past week likely cut into production prospects, although the market has yet to see any noticeable reaction from a pricing standpoint.
US corn and soybean futures markets closed higher. The move was small compared to recent steep losses but most cash crop farmers will surely welcome a pause in the selling.
Winnipeg canola futures ended higher again on Wednesday, propped up by advances in Chicago soybean futures.
Dry bean crop conditions have been largely the same this week as the previous two report weeks, according to the latest crop update from Thompsons Ltd. in Blenheim. Manitoba and MinnDak have received hail over the past week, which has been the only change in conditions. Eastern regions continue to need rain, while western regions have more than plenty.
US wheat futures are trading just above their lowest level in ten years, but the lows may be in for the time being as funds are already holding large short positions and attention turns to problems with the European crop.
Warmer temperatures across Manitoba over the past week have benefitted all crops, but the corn, soybean and sunflower crops have been the most benefited, according to the latest weekly Manitoba crop report.
Soybean futures paused following recent heavy losses. However, corn and wheat kept sliding, extending the search for major lows by those markets.
Winnipeg canola futures finished ended higher on Tuesday, following advances in the Chicago Board of Trade soybean market.
Syngenta Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of David Kuypers to Head, Lawn and Garden for Canada.