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Category: Markets

Latest WASDE falls in line with trade expectations

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 10, 2020

There were few surprises in the latest United States Department of Agriculture’s WASDE report, with yields of principal crops left unchanged from...Read more »

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Canada’s financial road ahead is riddled with great pain and sacrifice

By: Shaun Haney

July 10, 2020

While U.S. President Trump and Mexican President Obrador were meeting in Washington D.C. to celebrate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement,...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Set-aside program begins, futures climb, and slaughter numbers impress

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 3, 2020

This week’s Beef Market Update might be the most positive report we’ve posted in three very long months. In this week’s episode, Anne Wasko of...Read more »

Global fertilizer prices expected to remain low over second half of 2020

By: Kara Oosterhuis

July 3, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has had an impact on the cost of raw materials and energy prices. Due to the plummeting cost of raw materials, growing...Read more »

The path to economic recovery could be more winding than we expect

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 2, 2020

COVID-19 has really thrown a lot of the economic forecasting out the window for the Canadian economy. The big question is, how quickly we can get...Read more »

Corn acres tumble to 92 million in June USDA report; durum acres up

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 30, 2020

As June winds down to a close, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rolls out its revised acreage report. The latest report brought...Read more »

Rain makes grain, not prices rally — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

June 27, 2020

Grain markets took a pretty serious tumble to end the last full week of trading in June as beneficial rains fell, or are forecasted to fall on the...Read more »

Birthdays in the bin, corn stocks, and new crop bids — a grain market Q&A LIVE! with Neil Townsend

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 26, 2020

Is canaryseed the itchiest of the crops? Will StatsCan find more canola? Why are Amercian farmers so reactive to incentives but Canadian farmers less...Read more »

Diverging demand and weather? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

June 20, 2020

Grain markets ended this past week rather mixed as demand and weather are supporting some crops, but not others. Winter wheat prices continues to...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Demand curve struggles, even as processing capacity returns to “normal”

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 19, 2020

Looking back even just six weeks ago, few would have thought it would be possible to be back at the cattle processing levels that we currently are in...Read more »

Dial in those targets, price in to opportunity, says Turner

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 16, 2020

If there are any outliers in the rather bearish grain complex right now, Brennan Turner, founder of FarmLead and the Combyne marketplace, says wheat...Read more »

Wheat School: Keep It Clean — fusarium control in-season keeps marketing options open

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

June 15, 2020

Fusarium head blight (FHB), caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum, is a major concern for wheat growers across the Prairies. The fungus...Read more »

A WASDE; now to weather — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

June 13, 2020

Grain markets closed mixed this past week as demand interest from China supported soybeans (and canola followed) while all other crop prices fell on...Read more »

Rapidly approaching new-crop harvest weighs on already over-stocked markets

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 11, 2020

Corn is king in the commodity markets, and right now there’s probably more than a few farmers who wish the king would abdicate the throne. If fund...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Cut out price declines, as kill levels begin climb to near-average

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 6, 2020

As RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney puts it: the interesting, fascinating beef market continues. Currently, there’s huge separation between the June...Read more »