Manitoba corn growers have made good progress planting over the past two weeks, but the late start is expected to limit expansion into non-traditional growing areas, according to an official with the Manitoba Corn Growers Association.
May 24, 2013 8:39PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed higher on Friday aided by short-covering ahead of the May 25 to May 27 U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend, traders and analysts said.
May 24, 2013 5:23PM
Nearby U.S. soybean futures fell on Friday for the first time in seven sessions and spot corn futures eased after two days of gains as investors squared positions ahead of the three-day U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend.
May 24, 2013 5:11PM
Warmer conditions in Alberta have advanced the seeding process the past two weeks, but most areas are still a week behind normal, according to a provincial crop specialist.
May 24, 2013 4:53PM
Industry representatives from Alberta and throughout Canada have told the federal and provincial agriculture ministers they've been having a successful mission in Kazakhstan.
May 24, 2013 4:40PM
Warmer temperatures and dry skies across growing areas of the U.S. have allowed farmers to make huge gains in seeding activities -- although the haste to plant may not necessarily produce the best crop.
May 24, 2013 3:59PM
Up against the World Trade Organization's Thursday deadline to bring its country-of-origin labelling (COOL) law into compliance with trade obligations, the U.S. government has chosen to make matters worse for Canadian producers, Canada warns.
May 24, 2013 7:23AM
Dutch authorities have arrested the head of a meat trading company at the centre of a horsemeat scandal that prompted a massive recall of tainted beef products, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday.
May 23, 2013 7:15PM
Argentine port workers ended a four-day-old strike on Thursday, their labour union said, setting the stage for resumption of crucial soy and corn exports from the South American grains powerhouse.
May 23, 2013 7:09PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures sagged on Thursday as lower cash cattle prices weighed, analysts and traders said.
May 23, 2013 7:04PM