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Feed weekly outlook: Markets steady amid cold Alberta weather

Excessively cold temperatures in Alberta may be causing headaches for both feed grain buyers and sellers, but prices remain relatively steady for what’s moving. The cold weather hasn’t really led to a significant increase in demand, but “it’s definitely made the farmer grumpy,” said Brandon Motz of CorNine Commodities in Lacombe, Alta. “In general, the […] Read more



Weekly canola exports pick up

Weekly Canadian canola exports hit their highest level in more than two months during the week ended Sunday, helping narrow the gap between this year’s export pace and the year-ago movement. Canola exports of 268,500 tonnes during week 26 of the crop year were roughly double the previous week’s total and the largest movement in […] Read more



Canadian wheat exports keep strong pace

Canadian wheat exports during the 2018-19 crop year-to-date are running at a record pace, with exports as of Sunday roughly 1.4 million tonnes ahead of what was exported during the same time frame the previous crop year. Canada has exported 8.87 million tonnes of wheat as of Sunday, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission […] Read more

Feed weekly outlook: Prairie prices stable during mild winter

With the mild winter Western Canada has been experiencing, feed grain buyers expect prices should stay quiet for the next while. “I would say the buyers have adequate coverage for January, February, even a bit of March. And I would say we maybe have seen the (barley) price soften up a bit,” said Nelson Neumann, […] Read more


Feed weekly outlook: Prairie grain prices higher than last year

CNS Canada — Nice weather over the holidays allowed for good movement of feed grains in Western Canada, with prices steady to above year-ago levels. “I would say we cruised through Christmas and (the) New Year holidays fairly well. Not a lot of massive panic. We had nice weather which really helped, loads continued to […] Read more

Prairie wheat bids fall with U.S. futures

CNS Canada — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mostly down for the week ended Friday with a weaker Canadian dollar and falling U.S. futures. Average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS, 13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were down $1-$7, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points compiled by PDQ (Price and […] Read more