Planting problems resume for northern U.S. farmers. In what was already a very slow start to seeding, farmers were stopped by rains so heavy that flash flood warnings were issued for southeastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.
May 21, 2013 5:58AM
Western Canadian feeder cattle prices were steady with week-ago levels as continued strength in fed cattle and lower available supplies continued to support the market.
May 21, 2013 4:51AM
Glencore Xstrata's pledge to boost capital spending in its Viterra grain handling network will start with over $20 million on four of its Saskatchewan elevators.
May 21, 2013 3:55AM
The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots last month was up 15 per cent from a year earlier, a government report showed Friday, and analysts said reduced feed costs encouraged fattening cattle for slaughter.
May 18, 2013 12:11PM
A potentially fatal hog virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea, has been found in the United States for the first time, government and private industry officials said on Friday, posing a new threat for the country's struggling pork producers.
May 18, 2013 11:59AM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower on Friday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture monthly cattle-on-feed report that was released after the futures closed, analysts and traders said.
May 18, 2013 11:42AM
Despite a slow start to seeding in Manitoba this spring, farmers should still be able to plant a record-large soybean crop.
May 18, 2013 11:18AM
With warming weather come weeds and pests. So far insect pest numbers on the agricultural Prairies have been light -- although that can change quickly.
May 18, 2013 10:52AM
The federal government has joined with the Saskatchewan government and University of Saskatchewan to form a new Canadian Wheat Alliance, dedicated to improving yields and profitability of wheat.
May 18, 2013 2:35AM
Glyphosate resistance continues to be a hot topic as more Ontario growers head into the field to finish off their corn planting and begin work on their soybean acres.
May 17, 2013 7:05PM