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Saskatchewan growers ditching pulses for canola after price bust

Just a few years ago, Canadian farmers couldn’t seed more peas and pulses quick enough.  This season is expected to play out differently.

According to the federal Ministry of Agriculture, pea plantings are expected to decline by 15 per cent, while pulse crops are expected to see a drop of 27 per cent. 405 more words


Corn Harvest 90 Percent Complete, But Still Behind Schedule

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have now harvested about 90 percent of the state’s corn crop as the season approaches its close.

In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. 108 more words


Moisture now needed as harvest wraps up in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Agriculture reported yields are on par with the 10-year average as harvest wraps in in the province.

Officials said yields vary widely in the province depending on the seeding date and the amount of moisture received during the growing season. 216 more words


Harvest ‘essentially complete’ in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Agriculture says the 2017 harvest is “essentially complete,” with 98 per cent of the crop now in the bin.

The five-year average for this time of year is 94 per cent harvested. 160 more words


Harvest nears completion in Saskatchewan

The harvest in Saskatchewan is nearing completion.

Saskatchewan Agriculture reported Thursday that 94 per cent of the crop is now in the bin, slightly ahead of the five-year average of 90 per cent for this time of year. 201 more words


89% of the crop now in the bin: Saskatchewan Agriculture

A return of warm and dry weather for several days allowed farmers to make progress on the 2017 harvest.

Saskatchewan Agriculture said in Thursday’s… 231 more words


Yields down as Saskatchewan harvest now 78% complete

Little harvest progress was made by Saskatchewan farmers in the past week due to cool temperatures and rain.

Saskatchewan Agriculture reported Thursday that 78 per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up three percentage points from the previous week, with another 15 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut. 183 more words