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ICE canola corrects higher at midday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 11 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday Friday, seeing a correction after Thursday’s declines. Follow-through selling was lacking on Friday, after canola fell to trade right above major support on Thursday. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and soyoil contributed […] Read more



ICE canola regaining lost ground

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 11, 2019 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger Friday morning, trying to recover from some of Thursday’s losses. Farmer deliveries were down this week, according to the latest data from the Canadian Grain Commission. For the week ending Jan. 6, 230,600 tonnes […] Read more

History: Gory Battles on a Canadian Farm

Reprinted from the June 1951
 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Gory Battles on a Canadian Farm By Kerry Wood, Red Deer, Alta. ‘Twenty miles beyond the historic farm of Rocky Mountain House, James M. Pollock has a half-section farm and a hobby. Farming is a comparatively new venture in the Rocky district, first noted for its fur-trading fort founded there in 1779 – the earliest […] Read more





ICE canola down sharply midday Thursday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 10 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were lower in sympathy with the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex at midday Thursday. Bearish chart signals contributed to the losses in canola, as prices neared their contract lows. Concerns over Chinese demand and a lack of […] Read more

ICE canola down with soy

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 10, 2019 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker Thursday morning, following the lead of the soy complex. Chicago Board of Trade soybean, oil and meal contracts were all lower. Traders are waiting for concrete proof of Chinese purchases. China released its statement […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Canadian dollar, stock markets slipping Thursday morning

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 10 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is down Thursday morning along with the stock market and oil. At 8:53 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7549 or C$1.3243, which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7564 or C$1.3221. The TSX/S&P Composite Index was down […] Read more