Give Wheat a Fighting Chance

Many will say wheat crops are made in March during freeze thaw cycles. For some regions and planting dates this is true, however; is the winter damage as bad as you think? The decision to keep or terminate your winter wheat crop needs to start with a proper spring assessment. I know patience is difficult in these situations but waiting as long as possible and getting the whole picture is imperative, don’t just focus on the poor areas! Read More

The Price is Right, but not Everywhere

Keeping a sharp eye on the wheat markets has always been important, but what about classes of wheat? Looking ahead to 2019 production, opportunities are emerging in the hard wheat markets. As domestic supply of hard wheat is low, demand is starting to grow as will the opportunities for attractive pricing opportunities and take advantage of them when they arise! Read More

Fusarium in 2017

2017 has given Ontario growers some surprising results on the fusarium front.  Southern and Central Ontario are extremely low fusarium levels when the DON forecast model was telling us levels would be very high.... Read More