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U.S. grains: Soy, wheat hit new lows as supplies outweigh rainy weather

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell for a third straight session on Tuesday and struck fresh contract lows in most months as burdensome global stocks and sluggish U.S. exports dragged prices lower, triggering technical selling. Wheat futures, too, posted contract lows as better-than-expected U.S. winter crop conditions added to pressure from largely beneficial […] Read more


CBOT weekly outlook: Weather concerns keep room to the upside

CNS Canada — Soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade remain rangebound overall, though there may be room to the upside despite the generally bearish underlying fundamentals, according to an analyst. While large South American crops should weigh on both commodities, U.S. production is still very much in the air as excessive […] Read more

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Do you know the symptoms of fatigue?

Fatigue is your enemy at this time of year. “Too many farmers push themselves, especially during the really busy times,” said Kenda Lubeck, farm safety co-ordinator for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Fatigue often creeps up on a person. In addition to feeling sleepy and tired, some common symptoms of fatigue include: Headaches, dizziness, and blurry […] Read more