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Farmers have been hard-pressed to find dry enough days to harvest soybeans in Ontario.

Rain continues to hamper North American harvest

Tariff war has implications on how U.S. farmers usually sell their crop

Ontario farmers have harvested 25 per cent of the soybeans and 15 per cent of the corn as of Oct. 7. Harvest selling pressure along with the stronger Canadian dollar has weighed on the corn and wheat markets. However, Canadian soybean prices are holding value due to strong Chinese demand. Quick look Soybeans: Ontario market […] Read more




Farm Forum Event under new management

The company behind Canada’s two biggest outdoor farm shows is expanding to the great indoors as the new operator of another well known Canadian farm industry event. Glacier FarmMedia announced Monday it has acquired and will assume management of the Farm Forum Event, an annual professional development event for farmers, starting with its 20th anniversary […] Read more



Klassen: Stronger demand supports feeder market

Western Canadian feeder cattle markets jumped $2-$5 last week, after adverse weather caused buyers to shy away earlier in October. Major feedlot operators were very aggressive on quality yearling packages and heavier weaned vaccinated calves. Many operations have limited ownership at this time of year because wet, cold weather conditions delayed purchases. The market appeared […] Read more

Grain firms Andersons, Lansing to merge

The two U.S. grain firms that jointly own Ontario grain handler and processor Thompsons Ltd. are taking their relationship to the next level. Ohio-based grain handling and processing firm The Andersons, Inc. announced Monday it has signed a deal with Lansing Trade Group (LTG) for the remaining 67.5 per cent of LTG it doesn’t already […] Read more