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Canadian Grain Commission 2020 crop quality info

Besides a good-quality crop of Canada Western Red Spring wheat in 2020, the quality of other western Canadian crops harvested in 2020 is good too, says Daryl Beswitherick, the Canadian Grain Commission’s program manager for national inspection standards. Canola “Grade-wise it was fantastic,” Beswitherick said in an interview Nov. 9. This year 92.5 per cent

Every year farmers vote on varieties while sowing their crops, and MASC has just released the latest data.

Manitoba’s top crops in 2020

MASC’s annual 2020 market share report reveals most popular crops and varieties

[UPDATE: Oct. 30, 2020] Manitoba’s top four insured crops in 2020 are unchanged from 2019, the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation’s (MASC) 2020 variety market share report shows. Canola leads the way followed by red spring wheat (varieties in the Canada Western Red Spring class), soybeans and oats. Why it matters: Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation’s annual


China pledges $11B to support grain farmers

Beijing | Reuters –– China will give a total of 57.8 billion yuan (C$11.26 billion) to grain farmers as part of efforts to deepen rural reform, promote modern agriculture and raise incomes for farmers, state news agency Xinhua said. The total includes 14 billion yuan in direct subsidies, while 20.4 billion yuan will go to