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U.S. grains: Corn, soy drop to multimonth lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures fell to their lowest level in seven months on Wednesday and spot soybean futures hit a 5-1/2-month low on ample global supplies and dimming prospects for U.S. export business, analysts said. Wheat also declined, with Chicago Board of Trade futures hitting a one-month low while K.C. and Minneapolis […] Read more




Pulse weekly outlook: Fababean acres set to increase

MarketsFarm — Unpredictable weather overseas resulted in robust fababean prices during 2018’s harvest, and Canadian producers expect these prices to hold throughout the 2019 growing season. “For the growers that managed to get fababeans off their field, I think they were probably quite happy with the markets in 2018,” said Leanne Fischbuch, president of Alberta[...]
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By deferring grazing until later in the year, producers can use cattle to reseed sainfoin stands.


Tips for managing sainfoin in your forage stand

Keeping sainfoin populations high beyond five years is a challenge

Sometimes what’s old is new again. That certainly holds true for sainfoin as forage breeders release new varieties designed for today’s beef and forage operations. Sainfoin is a non-bloating legume native to Europe and western Asia. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) released varieties such as Melrose and Nova in the 1970s and ’80s. But these[...]
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