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Biotechnology and Organics: Why Can't They Be Friends?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joann Jan 19, 2010.

Harvest Reports: How did the corn and soybeans do in your area?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Dales Dec 15, 2009.

 

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Rick replied to Peter Gredig's discussion Attention Hunters!
"I can see this discussion is pretty old but maybe its time to resurrect it. I have been hunting family farm property my entire life and just recently the farm was sold and I find myself looking for new land to hunt. I understand the reservations…"
May 1, 2019

Peter Gredig's Blog

The Most Important Decision of The Year. How do you approach it?

The most important decision of the year.



Despite the fact that many corn producers have yet to finish corn harvest, the corn seed sales season for 2010 has officially begun.



If you are like me, there is something a bit disconcerting about sales calls hunting seed orders for next year when I am so far behind on this year’s harvest. My thought process is, let me get the crop off, consider the performance of this year’s seed choices, and then we’ll talk about next… Continue

Posted on November 21, 2009 at 12:04pm — 1 Comment

Do you want biotech wheat?

Do you want biotech wheat?



Two weeks ago I wrote about my hopes for the next phase of biotech traits for agriculture. Since then, grower and processor organizations representing Canada, U.S. and Australia have come forward to indicate they are actively advocating for genetically modified wheat.



Earlier efforts to bring GM wheat with herbicide tolerance to the marketplace failed miserably. Importing nations, end users and consumers put a quick stop to this initiative a few… Continue

Posted on August 22, 2009 at 8:15pm

Interest Rates - Where From Here?

Interest rates – where from here?



Nothing sharpens management skills like a mortgage. For most producers, debt is an inescapable part of the business. In fact, it’s possible that knowing how to manage and optimize debt may be at least as important as agronomy and productivity considerations.



For agriculture, the silver lining to a global recession in outside markets is historically low interest rates. The temptation to take advantage of cheap money is very strong. For crop… Continue

Posted on August 22, 2009 at 8:14pm

Mid-Season Corn/Soy Review

Mid-Season Review



For corn and soybean growers, the calendar says we are well past the mid-season mark, but in many parts of corn/soy country, the crops didn’t get the memo.



With late planting and cool weather from spring through the end of July, it’s a race to the finish line for many corn and soybean fields. The “F” word – frost – is starting to pop up in farmer conversations and with market analysts trying to get a handle on whether we are headed for bumper crops and… Continue

Posted on August 19, 2009 at 9:30pm

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Making a budget is something many farmers often avoid. IntelliFarm President Brian Voth says even though it's unpopular, sitting down and making a budget is important for your farm. "Honestly in the last year, year and a half, we could get away without doing a budget because basically we're in a situation where you couldn't not make money. As long as you actually had a crop or some version of a crop.

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CP Rail reaches 2-year agreement with Teamsters Canada Rail Conference

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Prairie Crop Disease Monitoring Network: End-of-season assessment of the ascochyta/mycosphaerella complex of field pea

During June and July, crop scouting for the ascochyta/mycosphaerella complex in field pea is critical for assessing risk and gauging the need for and timing of an in-crop fungicide application.  However, late season crop scouting is also important as it can be used to assess the prevalence, severity and impact of these disease issues.

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