In this week’s update, WP reporters were spread across North America covering everything from the Canola Council of Canada meeting and the US corn and wheat growers meetings in Texas, to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s annual meeting in Ottawa.
Slow rail movement of grain remains a big issue for farmers and farm policy makers. WP reporter Brian Cross is currently preparing the last part of a three edition special report on the subject. Cross spoke with farmer Kyle Korneychuk about grain movement in the Pelly area in eastern Saskatchewan.
WP’s Ed White asked Dennis Gartman for his views on new crop markets at Grainworld in Winnipeg last week.
PED was confirmed in another province, Agriculture Canada forecasts another strong year for farm income in 2014, and El Nino might be forming.