Only nine percent of the province’s spring wheat crop is projected to be graded number 1 – well below the 10 year average of 39 percent. For winter wheat, only three percent is expected to grade as number 1, compared to the average for the last decade of 47 percent. The quality challenges with durum have been well-documented, and the SaskAg data backs those reports up.
Merck Animal Health has announced “significant progress” in the implementation of its Zilmax Five-Step Plan (follow that link for details). With insights from the company’s advisory board, an extensive assessment and analysis of existing, as well as new product data, was conducted, Merck says.
Merck had suspended sales of Zilmax in August of 2013 following processors refusing cattle fed the feed additive siting health issues in a number of cattle fed the product.
“The only request we have of the grower, if he’s going to sign a Nexera Flexibility Agreement, that he does sell his Nexera canola production…back to one of our processors,”
Created November 12, 2014 | Category: Agronomy