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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 16, 2014 04:50 PM CST

My first trip back to Saskatoon's Crop Production Show in many years was a most interesting one, given the discussions taking place regarding the challenges faced in moving the bumper 2013/14 crop and also stressful decisions of what to plant (or should I say what will move?) in the upcoming crop year.

While the challenges to producers are obvious, the domino effect across the entire industry is also evident as the decision-making process is in low gear. This compresses the timeline available for the entire chain of product and service providers who supply seed, crop chemical, fertilizer, or perhaps services ...

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