VIDEO: Canada’s Weekly Farm Update – March 8, 2014

In this week’s update, a federal order in council requires Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways to start moving minimum amounts of grain.

Mike Raine examines the California drought and New Holland’s selective catalyst reduction-only strategy.

Tracy Lussier, a canola trading manager at Louis Dreyfus Commodities, gives his predictions on canola acres and carryover for next year’s crop.

Manitoba’s provincial farm safety coordinator, Jeff Shaw, thinks you should document all of your farm’s activities.


Mounting pressure at the U.S. state level to adopt mandatory labeling laws.

Viterra gives one million dollars to the Canadian International Grains Institute.

The Commodity Classic meetings wrap up in San Antonio.

And, of course, McMillan’s markets!


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