Canadian canola deliveries hit weekly record

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canadian farmers made record deliveries of canola into the commercial pipeline during the second week of October, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission data. Wet weather, including heavy snow in some regions, continued to keep farmers off of their fields across much of Western Canada, but producers were actively delivering canola and […] Read more

Visible Canadian canola stocks back above one million tonnes

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — Solid deliveries into the commercial pipeline and lacklustre export movement saw visible Canadian canola supplies climb back above one million tonnes during the week ended June 9, according to the latest grain handling report from the Canadian Grain Commission. Farmers delivered 422,500 tonnes of canola during week 45 of the 2018-19 crop year […] Read more

USDA sees U.S. corn, soy, wheat supplies falling in 2018-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Washington | Reuters — U.S. soybean supplies are seen falling in the upcoming marketing year as domestic usage and exports are expected to remain strong even as production eases, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday. Domestic corn and wheat stocks are also expected to drop due to smaller harvests, according to the government’s monthly […] Read more

California rules led to near 25 per cent cut in water use

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sacramento | Reuters –– Residents and businesses in drought-stricken California cut back water use by nearly 25 per cent from June 2015 through the end of February 2016 — enough to supply nearly six million people for a year, officials said Monday. The state’s first ever mandatory cutbacks in water use were imposed by Democratic […] Read more