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Feed weekly outlook: Prolonged Prairie harvest pushes up grain prices

MarketsFarm — A seemingly never-ending harvest across the Prairies has been responsible for a $10-$15 per tonne jump this month in feed grain prices, said Glen Loyns, general manager of JGL Commodities in Moose Jaw. “It’s probably gone up $5 this week,” Loyns said. This year’s extended harvest, coupled with large amounts of grain to […] Read more



U.S. livestock: Hogs reach two-month low

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. lean hog futures fell to a two-month low on Thursday on large supplies and uncertainty over negotiations to boost trade with China, the world’s top pork consumer. Traders and meat producers are hoping for further U.S. pork sales to China, which is grappling with a fatal pig disease that has […] Read more

Global Markets: No rain in store for dry Australia

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The latest long range forecasts out of Australia show very little chance of any substantial rain along the country’s east coast over the next three months, heightening concerns over the dry conditions in […] Read more