Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture scaled back its corn seeded acres by three million acres and cut its yield forecasts. Analysts expect further acreage cuts in future reports. 
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Beef trade watches corn delays

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Cattle prices are trending lower as the market watches poor corn planting conditions in the United States and uncertain trade agreements. As of June 9, only 83 percent of the American corn crop had been planted, well behind the usual pace of 99 percent. Anne Wasko, president of Cattle Trends Inc., […] Read more

This plate shows the new nutritional recommendations put forth this month by Health Canada.

Food guide furor

Canada’s meat and dairy producers say they will continue to promote the nutritional benefits of their food in the wake of Canada’s Food Guide recommendations to eat more plant-based protein. The revised food guide released last week shifted away from the four food groups, serving sizes and numbers of servings to which Canadians have become […] Read more

Canadian dairy farmers say they won’t be cowed by criticism from other countries — or other Canadians — about their supply managed system.
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Dairy producers respond to Trump’s attack on industry

Canadian dairy farmers say they won’t be cowed by criticism from other countries — or other Canadians — about their supply managed system. However, they are getting weary of being under attack. “It would be nice to not be the centre of attention,” said Dairy Farmers of Manitoba chair David Wiens. The system set up […] Read more