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Feed weekly outlook: Barley’s slide slows as harvest drags

MarketsFarm — The slide in western Canadian feed grain prices over the past few months shows signs of slowing, as concerns over harvest delays supplant earlier concerns over large crops and quality downgrades. “The weather over the next week or so doesn’t look that great,” Allen Pirness of Market Place Commodities in Lethbridge said Thursday. […] Read more

Feed barley defies expectations as prices rally

CNS Canada – Feed barley prices have no business being where they are, based on supply-demand fundamentals, but that hasn’t quelled the rally. With prices for old crop sitting a premium over new crop, most in the industry expected old crop would gradually decline over summer and the two would eventually converge. But dry weather […] Read more



Plentiful feed supplies weigh on feed barley prices

CNS Canada — A steady stream of fusarium-damaged wheat is flooding Alberta feedlots these days, giving ranchers a variety of choices on what they can give to their animals — but also keeping feed barley prices in check. “That has definitely been heavy on the barley,” said Allan Pirness of Marketplace Commodities in Lethbridge. That […] Read more






Feed: Hail storms hit southern Australia

CNS Canada — Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, Nov. 5. • The president of AgResource told delegates at a conference in Winnipeg this week that the world corn crop will be down by 36 million tonnes this season (2015-16) due to heat and dryness in […] Read more


Feed: Cheap Brazilian corn bound for U.S.

CNS Canada –– Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, Oct. 27. • CBOT corn futures were weaker on Tuesday, with the December contract quoted at US$3.8025 per bushel at midsession, as the advancing U.S. harvest weighed on values. • Sorghum production in Mexico “has been plagued […] Read more

Feed: U.S. cattle on feed edge up

CNS Canada –– Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Monday, Oct. 26. • CBOT corn futures were stronger on Monday, with the December contract quoted at US$3.845 per bushel, as a rally in wheat provided spillover support. However, the advancing US harvest and generally improving yield prospects […] Read more