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Questions remain over heat’s impact on 2018 yields

CNS Canada — Harvest came early for some crops in Western Canada this year. A few canola crops in Manitoba are already in the bin as warm temperatures and a lack of rain helped growers hit the fields quicker than other years. However, a hot and mostly dry summer on the Prairies has left many […] Read more

Focus on quality, not quantity following StatsCan report

CNS Canada –– This year’s Canadian wheat production was up considerably from last year, according to updated estimates from Statistics Canada — but the quality of that crop remains questionable. All-wheat production (spring, winter and durum wheat combined) was pegged at 31.7 million tonnes in 2016-17, which compares with 27.6 million in 2015-16. Of that […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Harvest to keep market rangebound

CNS Canada — ICE Futures Canada canola contracts have a softer tone, but are likely to stay rangebound in the short term, one analyst says. “We’re not looking for a significant breakout,” said Jerry Klassen, manager of Canadian operations with Swiss-based GAP SA Grains and Produits in Winnipeg. He pegged canola’s short-term range between $450 […] Read more