Cash wheat bids: Red spring gains, durum eases

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mostly higher for the week ended Thursday. Strong gains were seen in Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPRS) wheats, while Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) was steady to lower. The Canadian dollar gained almost nine-10ths of a cent during the week, closing […] Read more



Most oilseed estimates down in USDA’s October outlook

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly oil crops outlook on Tuesday featuring reductions in global rapeseed and sunflower production and U.S. soybeans. USDA estimated global rapeseed production at 68.6 million tonnes, a decline of one million, with the lion’s share of the losses in Canada. Canadian production for 2019-20 was […] Read more




Prairie cash wheat: CWRS down, durum up

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mixed for the week ended Thursday. Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheats saw losses, while Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) saw gains. The Canadian dollar was higher for most of the past week, topping off at 75.55 U.S. cents on Tuesday, […] Read more

USDA’s jump in soybean stocks comes in below forecasts

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — Although stocks of soybeans in the U.S. were estimated Monday to have increased dramatically compared to their year-ago level, the amount of that increase fell short of market expectations. In the Grain Stocks report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), total soybean stocks as of Sept. 1 were estimated to […] Read more


Canada’s canola crush down slightly in August

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — As often has been the case, the canola crush in Canada dipped from July to August, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency issued its monthly crush numbers on Thursday with 829,778 tonnes of canola crushed in August, down 2.89 per cent from July’s crush. However, August’s crush was the second most so […] Read more