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ICE weekly outlook: Weather still key for canola

CNS Canada –– The ICE Futures Canada canola market moved lower during the week ended Wednesday, as speculators took profits on a recent rally that saw values hit fresh contract highs. Spillover pressure from the declines in Chicago soybean futures was also bearish for values. There were some reports of improving weather conditions for the […] Read more

U.S. corn, DDGS imports likely as drought tightens feed supply

CNS Canada –– Livestock producers in Western Canada will likely have to import feed grains such as corn and dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) this year, as drought is seen trimming domestic barley and other feed production. “We’ve seen droughts before, and when it’s happened, usually what has to happen is we import other […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: New-crop canola to break $500

CNS Canada — The ICE Futures Canada canola market moved higher during the week ended Wednesday, rebounding after the November contract hit support levels earlier on Monday. With recent drought and frost in Western Canada, canola ending stocks are expected to be very tight at the end of 2015-16, which is supporting prices and could […] Read more

Prairie oats crop off to a decent start

CNS Canada — Western Canadian farmers are wrapping up seeding their oats crops, which so far are off to a decent start in many areas. “I know in Manitoba, in the Red River Valley, the oats are off to an excellent start,” said Art Enns, president of the Prairie Oats Growers Association. “In Saskatchewan it’s […] Read more