Our friends to the north

Canada and the United States have had their share of spats through the years. But by any reasonable measure, the two are neighbors, allies and friends.

That said, a basic truth of agriculture is that farmers in one part of the world gain when their peers elsewhere have production problems. Canadian farmers, who expect to harvest average or better wheat and canola crops, are benefiting from the massive U.S. drought.  Canadian ag producers are fully aware of it, too.

Read my story in the Aug. 27 issue of Agweek.

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