The 2021 growing season is testing farmers' resilience prairie-wide and leaving many with tough decisions on the state of their crop. Below-average moisture and unrelenting hot temperatures in July have created widespread damage, leaving farmers with the dilemma of protecting existing yields or abandoning their crop altogether and seeking alternative options.
For those with contracts, being short on volume and quality is increasingly a reality. CCGA has engaged both the Western Grain Elevators Association and the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association to express the real challenges facing the 2021 canola crop and widespread concern of potential contract shortfalls.
With tight old crop... (read more)