Feed Grains: French Winter Barley Crop In Good Shape

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 17 (CNS Canada) – France’s winter barley crop was rated 91 per cent good-to-excellent in the latest report from FranceAgriMer. That’s up one point from the previous week, but slightly behind the 95 per cent rating at the same point a year ago. Spring barley planting is also […] Read more

Feed Grains: Alberta fusarium levels hit record high

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 16 (CNS Canada) – Nearly a quarter of all of the grain tested in Alberta this year is testing positive for fusarium head blight, according to a report from the Alberta Farmer Express. That’s well above the previous record for the province of 13.3 per cent. The percent […] Read more


Feed Grains: Romanian barley exports slow down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 15 (CNS Canada) – Romanian barley exports are running behind their year-ago pace, according to a report from UkrAgroConsult. As of the end of November, the 673,000 tonnes of barley shipped out of the country were down by 47 per cent from the July-November period the previous year. […] Read more

Feed Grains: Mexican lawmakers consider import ban on US corn

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) – Given rising tensions between the United States and Mexico, a Mexican senator is set to introduce a bill that would ban imports of US corn. Mexico is a major buyer of US corn, but the bill would see the country turn to Brazil and […] Read more


Feed Grains: Australia harvesting record large barley crop

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (CNS Canada) – Australia’s winter barley crop is forecast to hit a new record of 13.4 million tonnes, according to updated estimates from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics and Sciences (ABARES). Wheat production in the country is also forecast to hit a record 35.1 […] Read more

Feed Grains: Russian wheat volume dominance growing

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, February 9. Prices for oats in Alberta are up 15 cents per bushel on the week, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Supplies are now going for at C$2.31-$3.40 […] Read more


Feed Grains: Wheat rust threatens overseas crops

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Wednesday, February 8. Prices for feed wheat in Manitoba climbed higher, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids gained eight cents and are now going for C$4.75-$4.99 per bushel. According […] Read more

Feed Grains: Prairie oat prices advance

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, February 7. Prices for feed wheat in Saskatchewan are weakening, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids lost 10 cents to fall to a range of C$4.00-$4.80 per bushel. […] Read more


Feed Grains: Drought situation mixed in US Southern Plains

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb 6 – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Monday, February 6. Wheat prices in Spain are rising rapidly. According to the government’s Ministry of Agriculture, prices have gained for the fourth consecutive week. The average price paid for corn is […] Read more

Feed Grains: Canadian barley stocks up 12 per cent

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 3 (CNS Canada) – Canadian barley stocks, as of December 31, 2016, came in at 6.352 million tonnes, according to updated data from Statistics Canada. That was up by about 700,000 tonnes, or 11.7 per cent, from the same point the previous year, but in line with market […] Read more