StatsCan seeding report shows record lentil acreage

WINNIPEG/OTTAWA, June 29 (Reuters) – Canadian farmers planted less spring wheat and about the same area of canola as last year, dedicating the most land ever to lentils, Statistics Canada said in a report on Wednesday that was in line with trade expectations. Statscan pegged all-wheat plantings, which also include the durum and winter varieties, […] Read more

North Dakota farmers give canola thumbs up as yield grows

Canola growers in North Dakota are more enthused about the crop these days, thanks to strong yields over the last few years. Many farmers are now getting yields of 40 bushels per acre and higher, so the positive vibe around canola should increase acres this spring, said Barry Coleman, executive director of the Northern Canola […] Read more