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Farm Credit Canada forecasts strong year for beef

By Nigel Maxwell
March 7, 2018 - 5:05pm

Beef producers can expect a strong year in 2018, according to a new report.

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has released its economic outlook for the country's agriculture sectors, and Canada's beef industry is among those areas expected to see the greatest returns in 2018. Craig Klemmer, principle agriculture economist for FCC, said the beef.....

Canadian farmers are paying a lot for fuel.
Canadian farmers are paying a lot for fuel. File photo/ farmnewsNOW Staff

Farmers squeezed by high fuel prices

By Nigel Maxwell
February 2, 2018 - 10:54am

Already faced with high input costs, Saskatchewan farmers may feel a tighter squeeze this year according to one petroleum industry analyst.

Dan McTeague with said the price for regular gas and diesel is 10 cents higher in Saskatchewan, compared to a year ago. 

"We've had three years of overproduction.....