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Latest G3 PROs Mixed Compared to July

The latest G3 Canada 2016-17 Pool Return Outlooks (PROs) for the Early Delivery and Annual pools, including Futures Choice Pools, are mixed compared to last month.

Alberta Harvest Slow as Rain Continues

The Alberta harvest remained mostly bogged down this past week, as the wet weather pattern that has persisted throughout the entire growing season continued to affect the province.

Quality of Canada’s Big Wheat Crop still Uncertain

Canadian farmers are sitting on a very large wheat crop this year, but the same moisture that helped to boost yields has also caused disease and protein issues, meaning supplies of higher quality wheat may still be in short supply.

Map: Moisture Benefits Eastern Corn Belt

More frequent rain has helped to alleviate dry conditions - and slightly improve crop conditions - across portions of the eastern Corn Belt, including Michigan and Ohio, according to the latest U.S. drought monitor (see map below).

New Research May Lead to More Drought Tolerant Canola

Faculty of Science researchers at the University of Calgary have identified how drought tolerance is controlled in a model plant system, which could lead to new ways to make Canada's valuable canola crop more drought-tolerant in a warming world.


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