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Big crops causing big headaches

Bruce McFadden has seen the future — and it looks congested. While Ottawa’s grain-movement edicts have captured headlines, the director of research for Quorum Corp., the federal grain monitor, has been looking at numbers. Big ones. Stats Canada initially estimated Western Canada’s 2014 harvest at 57 million tonnes, which when combined with carry-over, meant a […] Read more

What’s on your mind? Question #1 from Alberta Farmer readers

Carry-out and wheat prices

EDITOR’S NOTE: We asked a sampling of producers what was on their mind as they were headed into the growing season, and then reporters Alexis Kienlen and Jennifer Blair went looking for answers. Bin buster Bentley-area grain producer Jason Lenz asks, “How will the large carry-over affect new-crop wheat prices?” It’s the world market that sets […] Read more