Feed Grains: Indonesia backing away from feed market

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 18 (CNS Canada) – Indonesian corn production is up considerably on the year, which may limit the country’s feed grain imports in 2017. After importing 2 million tonnes of feed wheat and 840,000 tonnes of corn in 2016, the Indonesian Feed Association expects that the country’s feed imports […] Read more

Pulses: Russian pea acreage on the rise

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, January 17 – Prices for large kabuli chickpeas (10 mm) in Western Canada (dressed product at plant) rose by 70 cents a tonne last week to an average bid of C$1,443 per tonne, according to information from The Western Producer. Feed peas are hanging steady at C$6.85 […] Read more


Feed Grains: Australian barley bids pressured

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (CNS Canada) – Large old crop barley supplies and good new crop projections are cutting into barley prices in Australia, limiting farmer sales in the country, according to reports. Armyworms are causing problems for corn crops in southern Africa, cutting into production prospects, according to reports out […] Read more

Feed Grains: China imposes duties on US DDGs

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (CNS Canada) – China has implemented anti-dumping import duties on US distillers dried grains (DDGs), which may limit demand for the ethanol-by-product from the country. Chinese corn imports are also expected to go down by as much as two million tonnes over the next year, according to […] Read more


Feed Grains: US winter wheat plantings slump

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 13 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended a quarter of a cent higher on Friday, as traders positioned themselves ahead of the long weekend. Prices were still feeling pressure from Thursday’s USDA report that called for corn reserves to hit multi-year highs. The report also called […] Read more

Feed Grains: Corn firms after report

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 12 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended one cent higher on Thursday after the release of a supply and demand report from the USDA. The agency pegged US corn stockpiles at the beginning of December to hit a record 12.4 billion bushels, which was lower than […] Read more


Feed Grains: Corn market watching ethanol

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 11 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended one cent lower on Wednesday as investors waited for the release of the USDA’s supply and demand report on Thursday. Favourable weather in South America was also bearish for corn. The corn market is expected to receive some support, […] Read more

Feed Grains: Barley bids dip across Prairies

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 10 (CNS Canada) – Feed barley bids in Alberta dropped nine cents overnight to a range of C$2.60-$3.59 a bushel. Bids in Saskatchewan fell by 30 cents and are now going for C$2.43-$3.00 per bushel, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Oat prices in Alberta increased by 10 […] Read more


Feed Grains: Feed barley, wheat bids advance across Prairies

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 9 (CNS Canada) – Feed wheat prices in Manitoba have climbed 12 cents since Friday, January 6. Bids are now going for C$4.67 per bushel, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Saskatchewan feed barley bids are down 25 cents since last week. Prices are listed at C$2.34-$3.00 per […] Read more

Feed Grains: Urbanization to cut into global crop production

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 6 (CNS Canada) – Urbanization is cutting into crop land around the world, according to a recent research paper predicting a 9 per cent decline in Chinese crop output by 2030, among other countries. In total, the paper published by the US National Academy of Sciences, predicts that […] Read more