Farm Management

Wheat Acres Set to Ramp Up in 2013

Wheat acres and frankly wheat’s reputation have taken a hit in recent years, overshadowed by canola’s promise of big yields and big profits. Then 2012 came along and […]

By |November 22nd, 2012|Blog, Farm Management, Grain Prices|0 Comments

What to Watch in Fertilizer Markets

It’s no surprise that the fertilizer markets have cooled off this fall, but those farmers shopping for a deal may not want to wait too long to pre-buy. […]

By |October 24th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management|0 Comments

Stats Canada Report: Know-Risk Market Update

Prairie farmers anticipate higher wheat production as well as a decline in canola this year compared with 2011. In Ontario, farmers expect an increase in production of corn […]

By |October 4th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management|0 Comments

New Agricultural Commission to Advance Alberta’s Wheat Industry

Alberta wheat growers take charge by establishing new producer-led commission.

CALGARY, July 30, 2012 – Alberta’s wheat growers have committed to taking a leadership role in advancing the province’s […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Blog, Crop Marketing, Farm Management|0 Comments

Decisive Farming Fertilizer Market Update

Seem familiar? Corn + Supply + Demand = High Urea Prices

Key take away: Sell part of 2013 crops and buy 2013 fertilizer/fuel to lock in likely the largest […]

By |July 25th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Summer 2012 Corn Markets

From Matthew Snell, Know-Risk Advisor:

We saw corn drop again yesterday from the bearish USDA report. We are up a little bit today most likely from profit taking […]

By |May 11th, 2012|Blog, Crop Marketing, Farm Management|0 Comments

Richardson Prepares For Takeover Of Viterra Assets

A number of regulatory hurdles must be cleared before Glencore’s deal to acquire Viterra will be finalized.

As part of the agreement, Richardson International will acquire 23 percent of […]

By |April 24th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management|0 Comments

Solar Incentive for Alberta Farmers

Growing Forward has announced a new renewable energy program for Alberta farmers.

The Renewable Energy Program (Solar PV Pilot) provides funding to Alberta farmers to help install renewable energy […]

By |April 17th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management|0 Comments

Fertilizer Market Update

Corn + Supply + Demand = High Urea Prices

As we head closer into the Western Canadian spring we have always seen a premium in fertilizer prices. Typically, […]

By |April 10th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management, Fertilizer Prices|0 Comments

Agriculture Markets Update – USDA Outlook on Corn

The outlook that the USDA published yesterday and today shows corn planting at 94 million acres, which would be the largest acreage since 1944.  The report also has […]

By |February 24th, 2012|Blog, Farm Management, Know-Risk Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments