Timo Brielmann says this year's harvest in northwestern Ontario has been muddy and wet.

It’s a mud bog harvest in Ontario’s northwest region

Excessive rain has kept farmers out of fields

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Rainy River has lived up to its name this harvest. About 460 millimetres of rain since Aug. 19 have made for a long, muddy and frustrating harvest in this farming district 400 kilometres west of Thunder Bay. Why it matters: There’s work being done to attract more farmers to northern Ontario and more interest […] Read more

Jay’s U.S. Tour, Day 9: Atlanta

Reading Time: 4 minutes Below is Monday’s blog entry from Grainews editor Jay Whetter on his three-week tour of the United States at the invitation of the U.S. Department of State, as part of its International Visitor Leadership Program. Starting today, Jay’s travelogue moves from our Daily News service to the Grainews site, where past and future entries can […] Read more

Jay’s U.S. Tour, Day 8: Atlanta

Reading Time: 19 minutes This blog follows Grainews editor Jay Whetter on a three-week tour of the United States at the invitation of the U.S. Department of State, as part of its International Visitor Leadership Program. The blog now appears on our Daily News service but will move within the next few days to its own page on the […] Read more