Pea production could topple previous record

Lentils are suffering, but Canada’s pea crop is in great shape, according to analysts. Saskatchewan Agriculture is forecasting an average yield of 40 bushels per acre, which would be 23 percent above the 10-year average. An even better crop is expected one province over in Alberta, where the government is predicting an average yield of […] Read more

Weather shift complicates crop forecast

As the mixed-up 2015 crop stumbles into harvest, analysts, grain brokers and traders are keeping close watch on provincial yield reports and the observations of crop watchers. With everything from high yield crops in the eastern Prairies, to drought-ravaged crops in the west, to bouncing-back crops in many formerly dry areas, the actual size and […] Read more