Winter canola tops Ontario Canola Growers yield challenge

Reading Time: 1 minute A winter canola grower has won the yearly yield challenge put on by the Ontario Canola Growers. Nathan Van Overloop, who grew the Popular winter canola variety, had a yield of 4199 pounds per acre at his farm near Chatham. Winter canola has been tried over the past couple of years by growers in the […] Read more

Millions of acres of canola freeze, compound ‘harvest from hell’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Winnipeg | Reuters — Heavy snow and rain during harvest on the Canadian Prairies have left several million acres of canola buried until spring, the latest blow in a miserable year that may compound farmer problems into 2020. Canola is renowned as Canada’s most profitable crop, exported to China, Japan and Mexico to make vegetable […] Read more

Fund traders hold steady in canola

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — Commodity fund traders are maintaining a steady short position in ICE Futures canola, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in at 53,576 contracts on Tuesday, steady with the previous week. Open […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Steady canola market stuck in rut

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola held within a narrow range during the week ended Wednesday, as the market waits for fresh news to push it one way or the other. “There are certainly some supportive elements underneath the marketplace,” said Mike Jubinville of MarketsFarm Pro, pointing to an upward trend in world vegetable oil prices […] Read more

Fund traders increase canola short position

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Commodity fund traders added to their net short positions in canola and corn over the past week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report compiled by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money traders were also on the sell side in soybeans, reducing their net long position in […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola values trading in a range

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Canola has remained trading in a range for most of the week, with short coverings a feature in trading. Canola values have been well-supported by Malaysian palm oil values, which were stronger for most of the week due to tight supplies and lowered production. On Tuesday, benchmark palm oil contracts hit their highest […] Read more

Bearish fund traders add to shorts in canola and corn

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Commodity fund traders added to their net short positions in canola and corn, while they maintained a steady position in soybeans, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report compiled by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as of Nov. 1. The net managed money short position in ICE Futures […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola bids return to being range-bound

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Until the New Year expect canola bids to remain range-bound much like it was during the summer, according to one Winnipeg-based analyst. “Canola going C$10 lower isn’t out of the question,” commented David Derwin, commodity portfolio manager with PI Financial. Below normal temperatures on the Prairies coupled with rain and snow have provided […] Read more

Canada, China meet over canola stalemate

Reading Time: 4 minutes [UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2019] Glacier FarmMedia – Canada and China finally had a face-to-face meeting *Oct. 28 in Geneva on China’s de facto import ban of Canadian canola seed. The private consultation under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) went well, according to Brian Innes, the Canola Council of Canada’s *vice-president of public […] Read more