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Prairie cash wheat: Rising loonie cuts into bids

MarketsFarm — Hard red spring wheat bids in Western Canada lost ground during the week ended Thursday, as the bearish influence of a strengthening Canadian dollar more than offset supportive influence from gains in U.S. futures. Average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS, 13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were down $5.50-$10 per tonne, according to […] Read more




CBOT weekly outlook: Shocker USDA reports leave questions for traders

CNS Canada — Two much anticipated reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sent markets soaring and left traders speechless in the last trading day before the Easter holiday. USDA released its quarterly grain stocks and prospective plantings reports Thursday at 11 a.m. CT. Traders had been expecting corn area to be at 80.3 […] Read more