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CANADA

Canada has tightly controlled supplies of dairy, eggs and poultry since the 1970s, restricting how much farmers can produce and limiting imports through onerous tariffs.
The rise in agricultural exports will bolster Canada's economic growth in the third quarter and likely into the fourth, Andrew Grantham, senior economist at CIBC Capital Markets, said in a note.
Canada's canola crop is smaller than the industry and federal government expected, while the wheat harvest looks slightly bigger and is the third-largest on record, a government report showed on Wednesday.
Brazil imported record volumes of potassium chloride (Kcl) from Canada in the first half of the year, a sign that domestic farmers will have plenty of the fertilizer to nourish crops, boost yields and potentially expand area when sowing starts in September.

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Farmers seeded more spring wheat and canola than they intended in spring, according to Statistics Canada, but wet conditions raise doubts about how much land remains unplanted.
Canada’s Nutrien Ltd NTR.TO, the world’s biggest fertilizer producer, said on Tuesday, March 1, that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could result in prolonged disruptions to the global supply of potash and nitrogen crop nutrients.
A blizzard created it's own traffic disruption on Friday, Feb. 12, as trucker protests against vaccine and other COVID-19 related mandates carried on in Canada.
Convoys and protests and been felt across Canada, especially in the capital city of Ottawa, but also at Emerson, Manitoba.

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