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Nothing to write home about but durum is getting second looks

Nothing to write home about but durum is getting second looks

This could be a year when half bad looks pretty decent, and that’s why durum is getting some attention

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pulse acres are expected to drop this year, and while many are predicting a corresponding rise in canola acres, another crop is drumming up some interest among producers. “I’ll be interested to see what happens this year with the possible decrease in pulses that could happen in Canada due to all the tariffs,” said Keldon […] Read more

Drought has pushed much of the U.S. wheat crop into poor or very poor categories and that’s been driving up prices for increasingly rare good-quality, high-protein wheat.

Strong prices give grain growers a reason to celebrate

It’s been a tough growing season but higher prices for wheat, canola, and lentils have created ‘some good optimism’

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s been a tough year for grain growers in Alberta, but strong prices are giving many a reason to celebrate as they head toward harvest. “If you look at the positives, there has been a move higher in prices in crops that are really impactful for Prairie farmers,” said Jonathon Driedger, senior marketing analyst at […] Read more