Read this month’s eNewsletter articles by navigating the links below! Bigger Influence from International Markets in 2022/23 Pre-Harvest Glyphosate Staging Tips for Pre-Harvest Weed Control Harvest Tips from SaskBarley SaskBarley is Still Taking Applications for 2022 Scholarships! Thank you for visiting SaskBarley at Ag in Motion!
By: Chuck Penner, Leftfield Commodity Research There are some years when most of the direction in Canadian barley prices is dictated by the situation within our own borders. Largely, that happens when Canadian supplies are low, as the extreme case of 2021/22 showed in spades. In other years, barley prices have been supported by low […]
Keep it Clean reminds growers that applying pre-harvest glyphosate for weed control too early can result in unacceptable product residues in harvested grain. Growers are encouraged to consult the Keep it Clean Pre-Harvest Glyphosate Staging Guide to see examples of cereals at less than 30% grain moisture; they recommend the following practices to manage the […]
Harvesting barley in challenging conditions can lead to dockage, harvest losses and reduced grades. Keep that barley in tip-top shape with some harvest tips from current and retired SaskBarley directors. Combining tips to prevent peeling and cracking Combine adjustments for barley kernel size Leaving stubble on your fields after harvest Harvesting your barley and retaining […]
Each year, SaskBarley offers scholarships as an investment in promising university students who are carrying out university-level research focused on barley. The scholarship program also encourages and supports new research to benefit Saskatchewan’s barley sector. SaskBarley offers scholarships at both the graduate level and undergraduate level annually. Visit our website for more information and to apply. The deadline for graduate student applications is August 31, 2022 and for undergraduate students the […]
SaskBarley had a great few days at Ag in Motion.Thank you to those who stopped by our booth to check out the latest barley variety plots. We also had some great guest speakers who gave excellent presentations on a variety of different subjects related to growing barley. Read the July 2022 eNewsletter here.
Read this month’s eNewsletter articles by navigating the links below! More Barley Supplies but Demand Up Too Greenfeed for Unseeded Acres Keeping It Clean – How to Manage Crop Protection Products for Barley Barley Disease Management Resources Come See SaskBarley at Ag in Motion and Catch our BarleyBin Live Event! Questions about Grain Contracts? Hear […]
By Chuck Penner, Leftfield Commodity Research It’s always risky to start making crop predictions at this stage of the year. Invariably, the weather changes and crop conditions take a turn. We learned that in spades in 2021, when crops deteriorated incredibly quickly. Despite that caution, it’s time to start looking at crop prospects for […]
By Mitchell Japp, MSc, PAg Flooding, flea beetles, gophers, cutworms and hail. That extensive, but perhaps not exhaustive, list of events and pests damaging and destroying crops in 2022 will lead to some acres effectively not growing a crop. Last month, SaskBarley, Sask Wheat, Manitoba Crop Alliance, and Alberta Wheat and Barley released a factsheet […]