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Protein premiums drop from historic high in 2018

Shopping around can reveal how buyers are grading your wheat and how they pay for protein premiums

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2018 crop year featured a strong protein premium for wheat, in particular hard red spring wheat. Neil Blue, provincial crop market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, looks at the situation with protein premiums on wheat in 2019. Blue says that wheat protein premiums this crop year have dropped back to below-average levels due […] Read more

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Higher-quality wheat likely in store for Prairies

CNS Canada –– Western Canadian farmers are seeing higher-quality wheat crops this year, which would help meet pent-up demand for quality within the market. However, producers might not reap the rewards as much as they would like, one market analyst warns. Wheat buyers will be looking for better-quality and higher-protein wheat, since Canada disappointed on […] Read more