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This year’s smaller crop is expected to lead to more attractive basis, but producers will need to watch for local opportunities.

Look for improved basis this year

It’s a very different situation from two years ago — now grain companies are keen to 
‘keep their pipelines moving’

A bad-news year for crop production is a good year when it comes to basis — and so farmers should be shopping around this harvest, say market analysts. “In general in years when supplies are tight locally or in a region, you would normally expect to see basis levels that are stronger than what you […] Read more

Wheat commission pricing website to roll out new features

More information on crops and zones will be added in the next six to 12 months

Producers across Western Canada will soon have a new tool to help them make decisions on when to sell and get the best value for their grain. A website from the Alberta Wheat Commission called pdqinfo.ca is currently in test mode and will be rolling out new features over the coming year. The site — […] Read more