NEWS
Canada Markets Blog
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed May 14, 2014 04:26 PM CDT

Recent Statistics Canada data indicates that 1.015 million acres of the 1.155 ma of winter wheat planted on the Canadian prairies has survived, or 88% of the total. While the same acreage was estimated to have been planted a year prior in the fall of 2012, only 81% was estimated to have survived. The 88% of acres remaining this spring is equal to the 2004 to 2013 10-year average, with the range estimated by Stats Canada from 76% in 2009 to 95% in 2012.

In a Dow Jones interview with Bruce Burnett, a weather and crops analyst with CWB, the ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
Canada Markets
Sask., Ont. Crop Reports
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Manitoba Crop Report
Canada Markets
Alberta Crop Report
Brazil Soy Prices Slide
Under the Agridome
Canada Markets