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Feed weekly outlook: Grains pressured by lower demand

MarketsFarm — Bids for feed grains have backed off previous highs as feedlots in Western Canada are covered into the New Year. “Now they’re bidding January and forward,” said Allen Pirness of Market Place Commodities in Lethbridge. Bids for feed barley and feed wheat delivered from January to March were around $220 per tonne, according […] Read more



Canola stocks look less tight in StatsCan report

CNS Canada — Canadian farmers grew a record amount of canola in 2017, despite weather concerns, according to updated production estimates on Wednesday from Statistics Canada. The agency pegged production in 2017-18 at 21.3 million tonnes, up from the September estimate of 19.7 million and last year’s total of 19.6 million. The rise in production […] Read more



StatsCan comes in at low end of expectations for canola

CNS Canada — Despite an upward revision of nearly a million tonnes in Statistics Canada’s latest report, most analysts expect canola production will keep climbing further. StatsCan on Friday morning released its updated grain/oilseed production estimates, with data collected through surveys taken between Sept. 3 and 13. Canola production numbers came in at 14.3 million […] Read more