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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

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ICE weekly outlook: Canola climbs despite harvest pressure

CNS Canada –– ICE Futures Canada canola contracts finished higher for the week ended Wednesday, posting gains of $9-$10 per tonne despite mounting harvest pressure and large world supplies of vegetable oil. The slumping Canadian dollar, which momentarily reached its lowest point in 11 years during the session, has been a big reason behind canola’s […] Read more

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Next StatsCan survey expected to show larger canola, wheat crops

CNS Canada — Yields are generally beating earlier expectations as the harvest progresses across Western Canada, which should lead to upward revisions to canola and wheat when Statistics Canada releases its latest production survey results Friday. However, those numbers still may be underreported, and further revisions are expected in subsequent reports. “As the harvest is […] Read more