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Feed Grains: Rain crimps wheat production across North America

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, May 25. It appears roughly five percent of Saskatchewan cropland won’t be seeded this spring due to excess moisture. Most of the wet area is situated in the northern portion of the province. […] Read more

Feed Grains: Stripe rust emerges in Texas

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Wednesday, May 24. Prices for oats in Manitoba rose 14 cents during the past week, according to the latest data from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices are going for $2.86 to $3.39 per bushel. […] Read more


Feed Grains: Oat prices jump in Alberta

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, May 23. Prices for oats in Alberta rose 39 cents, according to the latest data from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices are going for $2.40 to $3.62 per bushel. Corn planting in the […] Read more

Feed Grains: Mexico looks to Brazil for corn

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, May 19 (CNS Canada) – Mexico will be buying record amounts of Brazilian corn this year, according to reports, as the looming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has the country looking to alternatives to US imports. Argentina’s corn harvest is nearing completion, with production of […] Read more


Pulses: Field pea seeding wrapping up in Manitoba

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, May 19 – Bids for kabuli chickpeas (10mm) on the Canadian Prairies are holding firm, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices are listed at 69 to 70 cents per pound. Crimson number three lentils fell two cents during the past week and […] Read more

Feed Grains: NAFTA renegotiation process underway

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, May 18 (CNS Canada) – The US government formerly began the process for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, as US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer sent setters to Congressional leaders. The move has set the stage for a 90-day consultation period before negotiations […] Read more


Feed Grains: Russian barley exports down on year

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, May 17 (CNS Canada) – Russian barley exports are running well behind the previous year’s pace, according to a report from UkrAgroConsult. During the nine months ended in March the country had exported 2.26 million tonnes of barley, which is about 1.3 million tonnes less than during the same […] Read more

Feed Grains: South Africa expects large corn surplus

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, May 16 (CNS Canada) – South Africa’s Grains S.A. is forecasting a 3.5 million tonne surplus of corn in the country this year, as domestic production is expected to be up sharply following the previous year’s drought. With production forecast at 14.5 million tonnes and domestic demand at about […] Read more


Feed Grains: Drought hits Spanish grain production

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, May 15 (CNS Canada) – Spanish winter grain production will be cut in half this year, hitting only 9.5 million tonnes, according to reports out of the country. While seeded acres were similar to the previous year, drought conditions during the growing season cut into yields. Canadian barley exports […] Read more

Feed Grains: World barley stocks on the decrease

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, May 12. Prices for oats in North Dakota fell four cents, according to the latest data from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices are going for $2.37 per bushel. As much as 95 percent […] Read more