Berry Bulletin, July 20, 2018
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:59:58 GMT
Renovation is well underway for June bearing strawberries. Malwina harvest is ongoing in southern, central and eastern Ontario. Many growers have mowed the earliest varieties if not all their June bearing strawberries. After mowing.focus on cyclamen mite control. See the steps for applying Agri-mek below. Renovation is also an important time for weed control- after mowing you can use Devrinol or Sinbar for a pre-emergent weed control, and consider a grass herbicide if necessary. Do not use a grass herbicide within 10-14 days of sinbar.
AgriRisk Initiatives Program is now available under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:43:14 GMT
Canada's agriculture and agri-food system contributes $110 billion to Canada's economy, with more than $64.6 billion in exports. Agriculture risk management is important to the sector – it helps stabilize farmers' incomes, strengthens farm businesses, and encourages growth in the agricultural sector. Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, governments continue to support the development of new risk management tools that reflect the changing nature of the business.
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture helping the sector grow, innovate and prosper
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:51:10 GMT
Canadian farmers, ranchers and processors across the country work hard every day to ensure that Canadians and consumers around the world have access to high-quality and healthy food. Canada’s agriculture and agri-food system contributes over $110 billion of our gross domestic product, and last year our agriculture, food and seafood exports hit an all-time record of $64.6 billion.
Fusarium Head Blight Management
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:20:55 GMT
On yesterday’s program, Kelly Turkington, research scientist with Agriculture Canada, discussed what to look for when scouting wheat and barley fields for fusarium head blight. Once symptoms are present, it is too late to apply a fungicide, but Turkington says this information is valuable for disease management.
Hail Claims -- What Producers Need to Know
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:20:15 GMT
Still with crops, what do you need to know about hail claims? Jackie Sanden, product coordinator for insurance with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, AFSC, says so far 2018 has been a busy hail year.
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:19:16 GMT
First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets. Joining us on the line is Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications in Calgary. Errol, let’s start with canola. The market is stabilizing is it?
MPSG Hosts SMART Day Field Tours
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:18:08 GMT
Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) hosted SMART Day field tours this week in Melita and Arborg.
Canola Supply Strong, As Is Demand
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:16:49 GMT
Market Analyst Mike Jubinville with Pro Farmer Canada says when it comes to Canola, based on Statistics Canada figures, we should see a 21 million tonne crop. So, we have a good supply of canola to sell, but the demand element in this market is also strong.
Ag In Motion Sets Attendance Record
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:15:56 GMT
The numbers are in!
Got Milk? Mammary Research Yielding Results
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:14:17 GMT
Until they grow opposable thumbs and get milk from the fridge like the rest of us, piglets rely on sows for their daily supply. And just as kids are told to drink their milk so they’ll grow up big and strong, consumption early in life is essential to piglet development. That was the impetus for the project “Maximizing mammary development”, part of a series of studies aimed at improving sow milk yield and piglet growth.
AWC welcomes resumed wheat trade with Japan
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:11:51 GMT
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) welcomes the news that Japan has resumed commercial wheat shipments from Canada. The news signals Japan’s continued confidence in Canada’s science-based regulatory system, following rigorous testing that confirmed there is no Genetically Modified (GM) wheat in Canadian shipments.
Statement by the Government of Canada on the resumption of wheat sales to Japan
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:06:56 GMT
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, issued the following statement today on the announcement by Japan’s agricultural ministry that it had lifted the temporary suspension of trade in Canadian wheat:
Innovation Helps Companies Producing Food From Land and Sea
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:59:01 GMT
The agriculture and seafood industries in Prince Edward Island have long been boosted by a strong reputation, but in an increasingly competitive global economy, companies must continue to innovate to reach wider markets. The Government of Canada is working with food producers, processors, and agricultural businesses in rural areas of Atlantic Canada to help strengthen and diversify industries that have been built on the resources of the region.
Premiers Make Advancements on Internal Trade
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00:08 GMT
Premiers agree there is an urgent need to accelerate the pace of reducing barriers to trade within Canada, and they will take focused actions. This work is particularly important given the U.S. Administration's protectionist measures.
Syngenta 2018 Trial Event Series Showcases Vegetable Breeding Innovation
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:31:19 GMT
Syngenta kicked off its 2018 trial event series in Naples, Florida, highlighting advancements in vegetable breeding to customers from across the Southeast.
BeefTalk: Cow-calf Enterprise Expenses Are Up
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:39:13 GMT
Good business practices, an understanding of herd data and marketing skills are the cornerstones of a cow-calf operation
July 15 Dicamba Injury Update. Different Year, Same Questions
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:19:19 GMT
As explained in previous articles from this season (Dicamba Injury Mostly Confined to Specialty Crops, Ornamentals and Trees so Far, Dicamba Injured Crops and Plants Becoming more Evident: June 15th Update), I have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba injury throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation by the state Departments of Agriculture, or as estimates of dicamba-injured soybean acreage from university weed scientists. Herein, I provide the maps below as an update of the situation as of July 15th.
ICGA Members Take Ag Priorities to Washington, D.C. During Corn Congress
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:10:07 GMT
Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) farmer-leaders convened in Washington, D.C. this week with other corn farmers from across the country to advocate for key agricultural issues as part of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Congress meeting.
All Eyes on Placements this Friday as Industry Anticipates USDAs Release of Cattle Inventory Reports
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:05:26 GMT
This Friday, the US Department of Agriculture will release in tandem both the monthly Cattle on Feed Report as well as the Midyear Cattle Inventory Report.
Kim Anderson Addresses Oklahoma's Changing Price/Planting Relationships Among Our Major Crops
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:01:15 GMT
As of late there have been some changes to the crop acreage reports.
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