The manager of industry and policy analysis with Sask Pork is encouraging grain growers to consider the use of swine manure to cut their fertilizer costs.
To help farmers identify available grain storage locations across the province, the Manitoba government is developing a grain storage listing service.
The Western Canadian grain industry is primed and ready for the implementation of an open market in wheat and barley on August 1.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced that a producer check-off will be in place for August 1, 2012, to fund research, market development, and technical assistance for the western Canadian grain industry.
Farmers now have delivery points all across Western Canada to market their grain with the Canadian Wheat Board.
A researcher with the University of Saskatchewan suggests harsh western Canadian growing conditions are the biggest factor limiting improvements in cereal grain yields.