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SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 19:07 1 Since the market knows everything I guess it’s time to show them what it’s like out in the field.

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I’ll start this is one of our worst fields and we’re better than some areas. I’m always told the market knows in every class I took. Well I think the market and funds know jack shit what’s happening.

Most canola is two weeks or more late. Every weed imaginable is growing yet canola the super seed can’t get its ass to show some vigour and grow.


So let’s find fields each day your own or neighbours or a RM over or along the highway.

They think we have bins full plus the rain will make a shit crop marvellous so let’s post daily shit fields wheat barley oats flax canola peas or lentils.

Let’s have fun ag more than ever.
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SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 19:26 2 That’s all I had on my Mac but tonight will upload from phone and start showing Reply With Quote
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Jul 9, 2019 | 20:19 4 Looks like it needs a fungicide application to help it out.... Reply With Quote

  • SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 20:21 5 We’re getting screwed by every one.

    Seed companies know something is wrong with seed treatments and seed vigor that’s why they want us to plant 5 lbs.

    Market is not saying how bad because they can buy all in bins cheap.

    Farmers get a loan for the China/Trudeau shit show so sooner or later they have to sell and market knows they can make money.

    Follow the money. Reply With Quote
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  • SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 20:22 6 Canola council is a bunch of Trudeau ass kissing fools. Reply With Quote
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  • farmaholic's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 20:30 7
    Quote Originally Posted by bucket View Post
    Looks like it needs a fungicide application to help it out....
    Throw on a bunch more macros and a good dose of micros while you're at it.

    Don't stop spending, yield goes down when you do!

    The more you spend the more you make! Every thing you can put on has an ROI.... You can start calculating profit before you actually do it.

    Don't worry about the poor canola prices, the market knows! You will be profitable no matter how much you spend on the crop or what it yields.....they will ensure it! Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 9, 2019 | 20:31 8 I would have to go my neighbours and take pics, as I didn’t seed any. I said no to the fools for this ridiculous seed cost. There’s some real bad ones here. Reply With Quote
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  • Partners's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 20:54 9 Crop insurance says 12 plants per square meter is a viable crop.
    So regardless if some are blooming and some just popped out .. Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 9, 2019 | 20:57 10 [IMG]https
    50% hail yesterday and theres been lots
    Smhi said phone ringing off hook
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    Partners's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 21:03 11

    Working down some of Our frozen stuff. Reply With Quote
    farmaholic's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 21:05 12
    Quote Originally Posted by Partners View Post
    Crop insurance says 12 plants per square meter is a viable crop.
    So regardless if some are blooming and some just popped out ..
    Does it matter if those twelve plants are equally distributed in only 2 square feet of the square meter?
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    Jul 9, 2019 | 21:30 13
    Quote Originally Posted by farmaholic View Post
    Throw on a bunch more macros and a good dose of micros while you're at it.

    Don't stop spending, yield goes down when you do!

    The more you spend the more you make! Every thing you can put on has an ROI.... You can start calculating profit before you actually do it.

    Don't worry about the poor canola prices, the market knows! You will be profitable no matter how much you spend on the crop or what it yields.....they will ensure it!
    Hey man, you’re stealing my spot. I would usually chime in with some kind of useless insight but somehow I think this is not the time. Like previous post, there seems to be a lot of unabashed enthusiasm for grain farming on social media.SF3 is onto something, follow the money.
    I noticed the yellow flowers today. “Around here” nobody was shy with the canola acres. My weak opinion is they have to have canola for cash flow or there will be a big bitchin’ wrench in the operations. I have lost track of other crops but don’t see any other crop that has a chance of good profit. Fungicide by aerial application. Protect the investment. 50bu/ac x $8.00= $400.00/acre. There is a little dab of black ink there. If the China market sorts itself out prices can go higher.

    For the sake of balance, I should never admit this but.....my close relatives ‘86ed their young organic farmer tenant. The long and short of it was that he really was not applying himself well. He was too busy living life, and forgot to go wear out some tractors and implements.
    Don’t do it...
    To each their own.🙂
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    farmaholic's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 22:23 14 Hobby, you've been an excellent mentor to me.
    How can I ever repay you! Reply With Quote
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  • fjlip's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 22:47 15
    Quote Originally Posted by caseih View Post
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    50% hail yesterday and theres been lots
    Smhi said phone ringing off hook
    Aw sorry to see that, just was at Nipawin last week and the crops were fantastic... Reply With Quote
    fjlip's Avatar Jul 9, 2019 | 22:49 16 many like this, some at 100% though...Name:  093.jpg
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    Jul 9, 2019 | 23:24 17 Bit ugly i guess. Wheat, canola, sunflowers.

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    Jul 10, 2019 | 03:45 18
    Quote Originally Posted by farmaholic View Post
    Does it matter if those twelve plants are equally distributed in only 2 square feet of the square meter?
    With the new genetics we are paying for the number required should be lower each year especially since the newer varieties that are so way way better yield than the old varieties. That 12 plants isn’t for a crop that’s what is needed for the provincial average so they don’t have to pay. Yes there are stories of 1 plant for foot going good I saw it myself but everything has to be more than perfect and no weeds ever through the year in a year like this weeds are still emerging each little rain. How many times does it pay to spray? Reply With Quote
    SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 05:02 19 The weed problem is one issue that a canola plant of one per sq meter will have. Yes, the plant will grow stupid and fill in if it has space.

    Something is up when volunteer seed from last year in this year wheat does better than the real thing. Yet the Canola council is Silent. But then they still think Trudeau is doing a great job and we can keep talking. Yea half a year is up already and they give us an F#$King loan. We overpay for seed in Canada and it is substandard shit.

    But it just proves that farmers mean F#$K all and its the companies that the Gov worries about. Follow the money and it sure isn't flowing to farmers. The game is to get Canola cheap and then the grain companies can make money big money moving canola to the same place as always but we take a $2.00 hair cut.


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  • Jul 10, 2019 | 05:36 20
    Quote Originally Posted by SASKFARMER View Post
    The weed problem is one issue that a canola plant of one per sq meter will have. Yes, the plant will grow stupid and fill in if it has space.

    Something is up when volunteer seed from last year in this year wheat does better than the real thing. Yet the Canola council is Silent. But then they still think Trudeau is doing a great job and we can keep talking. Yea half a year is up already and they give us an F#$King loan. We overpay for seed in Canada and it is substandard shit.

    But it just proves that farmers mean F#$K all and its the companies that the Gov worries about. Follow the money and it sure isn't flowing to farmers. The game is to get Canola cheap and then the grain companies can make money big money moving canola to the same place as always but we take a $2.00 hair cut.


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    Canola council, canola growers pushed the feds for increased cash advances as a solution for the sole purpose to get more farmers using the program as the increased admin fees they collect go to run their bureaucracies and phony baloney jobs, and palm springs retreats. Keep drinking the kool aid Reply With Quote

  • SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 06:07 21 Let's post the ugly pictures because it seems to me the ball has been dropped by all involved in the industry. From Seed Companies and Chem companies down to Canola council and other groups. It's a total shit show yet it was all designed to get farmers to grow the crop in 2019 and let the Grain companies and rest still have the profit and farmers get the Shaft.

    Were fighting Trudeaus Fight with Huawei yet we get no help but an F#$KING Loan.

    As Ralph a Question and it's like he already has Dementia or Alzheimers. Blank stare and it's all Harpers fault.

    Similar is the Response from all on the Canola Groups. Blank stare into space. What problem. Trudeau says he's working on it and we don't want to piss off the prince because then he won't even look at us. Reply With Quote
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  • farmaholic's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 06:27 22 The canola crops vary in this area, everything from patches that got reseeded to not to bloody bad for the conditions it had to get started in. Ours are somewhere in between.

    Extensive dryness, frost, flea beetles, cut worms, seeding screw ups, poor seed....lots could and did go wrong some places. Reply With Quote
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  • SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 07:09 23 We had hail damage and gave the crop a costly round of Chem and fert and other shit to wake it up and bring it back to life. It did make something but the damage was done.

    Similar with my peas last year myself and a neighbour that had similar problems took the advice of experts and gave it everything we had available it did piss all and accomplished nothing more than a huge bill for us.

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    Jul 10, 2019 | 07:15 24 I have about 3 distinct stages in my canola. Some plants bolting, some cabbaging out and some just nicely out of the ground. Couldnt do a second pass of Liberty because of the blooming plants so there is some weed pressure down there. Just hope the canopy fills in fast and stunts it.

    Its about 3 weeks behind the norm. I am sure it will fill in now and turn out ok but that also means getting into mid sept without frost. Dad says get the swather ready. Reply With Quote
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  • Jul 10, 2019 | 07:19 25 I have never understood why farmers want to post pictures of their great crops when graincos don't and won't post their profits.....

    Why tell the world what it needs to know to buy at a lower cost...

    I also don't agree with the weekly saskag crop reports....No one else in industry reports their weekly progress....do they...

    As an example does Evraz , since they got 40 million , report how many pipe were made to the public?

    Does bombardier report how many planes or jet skis or snowmobiles were made for the week ?


    those are companies that are getting non repayable cheques and they don't report...

    Why do farmers when the rest of the ag industry does not report???

    Grain cos, drill mfg, etc.

    Morris Industries got money from the government ...how many drills are available to drive the price down?
    its a well kept secret... Reply With Quote
    Jul 10, 2019 | 07:25 26
    Quote Originally Posted by farmaholic View Post
    Hobby, you've been an excellent mentor to me.
    How can I ever repay you!
    I don’t expect to be paid.
    Keep on rockin’ the free world. Reply With Quote
    Jul 10, 2019 | 07:46 27 We can post all the pictures and it won’t mean a thing unless you post a calendar and then a current morning newspaper to link what stage the canola and many crops are at. And then draw a big circle around the date in the calendar when the average frost is expected. Reply With Quote

  • farmaholic's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 07:53 28 Between NDVI, satellite imagery, drones, boots on the ground, industry watch dogs.....we can post all the pictures we want, they already know everything, were we might only know what's happening in our back yards.

    Why does it matter so much? There's always too much grain anyway....no matter how big OR SMALLthe crop is. Reply With Quote

  • Partners's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 07:55 29 After last fall when most crops are harvested in Oct and Nov.. nobody is worried yet.. Reply With Quote
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  • SASKFARMER's Avatar Jul 10, 2019 | 08:13 30 The funny part is it is a huge area with patchy late canola. Even the Super field just south of Regina that is in full bloom doesn't look quite perfect anymore.

    Take a drive and post shit its fun and yes add the date somehow with watch time etc.

    Time to let the world know the truth. Canada has a late shit show on its way. Dirty fields welcome as weed problems are going to happen. Reply With Quote
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