Dieter Schwarz joins Real Agriculture for a discussion about making yield projections in this Soybean School episode.
In this instalment of the Corn School, we go through the steps for estimating yield potential, which all begins with understanding planter performance and plant population.
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.
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.
Canola futures eked out tiny gains on Friday, as traders engaged in chart-based trading before the weekend.
Chicago crop futures posted sharp losses on Friday amid a strengthening American dollar.
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.
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).
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.
Canola futures closed with sharp losses on Thursday, tracking the declines in vegetable oil markets.