By Sean Pratt, The Western Producer, July 6, 2017
More canola planted than wheat for the first time, but surging soybean acres may change that
King wheat has finally lost its crown, but analysts believe it has been only temporarily misplaced.
For the first time ever, Canadian farmers planted more canola than all wheat, including durum, according to Statistics Canada.
Growers planted a record 22.8 million acres of the oilseed versus 22.4 million acres of the cereal, according to the agency’s June seeding report.