Prairie seeding almost complete

Crop seeding is nearing completion across the Canadian Prairies.  After very dry conditions through April and early May, subsequent rains provided much needed moisture, encouraging planting and now helping with germination and emergence.  As of May 31st, seeding is now over 95% complete in both Alberta and Manitoba, a little ahead of average in both […]

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Crop Conditions Update

Current conditions in the world’s major barley growing areas are generally good with the exception of the western portion of the Canadian prairies.  Markets are generally quiet with steady Chinese (premium beer) demand for high quality Australian malting barley (and Canadian if available) but stocks are very limited. Australian barley areas vary from being too […]