Breeding better barley

The Field Crop Development Centre continues to breed new barley varieties that benefit Alberta farmers and ranchers. Alberta is the largest barley producer in Canada....

USDA: Corn Planted Acreage up 3% From 2019, Soybean Acreage Up 10%

he U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 92.0 million acres of corn planted in the United States for 2020, up...

Wheat Industry Applauds Bipartisanship Around The Grain Standards Reauthorization Act

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture held a business meeting to markup the United States Grain Standards Reauthorization Act (GSA) of 2020. The...

Canada’s Grain Act Amendments Implemented For 2020-21 Crop Year

The Canadian Grain Commission is implementing amendments to the Canada Grain Act and Canada Grain Regulations as the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) comes into...

USDA Releases “Wheat Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The June 2020 Wheat Outlook analyzes supply and demand changes for 2019/20 and 2020/21 linked...

USDA Record Global Feed Grains Production Projected In 2020/21 Amid Pandemic’s Uncertainty

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted both demand and supply chains, including the animal feed sector for a variety of commodities. U.S. corn-based ethanol production has...

Kansas Wheat Crop Forecast To Be 284 Million Bushels, Down 16% From Last Year

Kansas Wheat is estimating the wheat crop at 284.4 million bushels, 7% lower than the May 12 USDA estimate of 306 million bushels and...

USDA Issues “Wheat Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The May 2020 Wheat Outlook analyzes supply and demand changes for 2019/20 and newly-released 2020/21...

Limagrain Cereal Seeds Releases LCS Debuts Three New CoAXium Wheat Varieties

Not long ago, taking nine or more years to release a new wheat variety was considered standard practice. Breeders would cross two varieties and...

Pivot Bio Raises Additional $100 Million, Launches New Wheat Product

Pivot Bio announced today the close of its $100 million Series C funding round co-led by return investors Breakthrough Energy Ventures and global investment...
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