Category: Markets

Could blockchain transform agricultural markets?

By: Shaun Haney

December 12, 2017

Before we begin to explain how blockchain may be a game changer for agricultural marketing let’s answer that question that is likely at the top of...Read more »

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What StatsCan report? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

December 9, 2017

Grain markets trended higher to start the first full week of December before giving up some gains in the back half. On Tuesday, the StatsCan report...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Impressive exports and a sense of settling down

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 8, 2017

While much of the focus on beef has been on international negotiations, Gateway LIvestock’s Anne Wasko brings the numbers a little closer to home,...Read more »

Canada reports a five month low in trade deficit due to rising exports

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 6, 2017

Both Canada and the United States released their export numbers for the month of October this week and there are some interesting takeaways. Fresh...Read more »

StatsCan tables larger-than-expected canola and wheat production numbers

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 6, 2017

Statistics Canada published higher-than-expected estimates for several major Canadian crops in its crop production report on Wednesday. The report...Read more »

Canada shows surprisingly strong job numbers, weaker GDP growth

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 4, 2017

On Friday, Statistics Canada released its third-quarter economic report, which included an update on gross domestic product and job growth. With the...Read more »

Lessons from history — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

December 2, 2017

(TomasEE, CC BY 3.0)

Grain markets started the month of December in the green, supported by the turning of calendars and a lower U.S. dollar. The decline of the U.S....Read more »

Cereals outlook: What will it take to move the wheat market?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 27, 2017

Weather events, political drama, and moisture concerns in the Dakotas and Western Canada. They’re all factors that could move the wheat market in...Read more »

Sideways or boom? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 24, 2017

Grain markets this week were fairly muted due to a shortened trading week at the Chicago Board of Trade. While Americans were crushing turkey and NFL...Read more »

Oilseed outlook: Chinese demand will continue to support soy price

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 24, 2017

China’s insatiable appetite for soybeans will continue to provide support for the oilseed crop through the next year. It will also be the catalyst...Read more »

Roquette sees Manitoba as a good fit for pea processing

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 22, 2017

John Buch, Risk/Grain Department Manager,
Roquette America Inc.

Construction of Manitoba’s new pea processing plant at Portage la Prairie is on schedule for its planned 2019 startup. John Buch, grain department...Read more »

Weather in the driver’s seat — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 17, 2017

Grain markets ended Friday in the green. However, for the week, prices were mostly in the red as some benign weather kept the bears in charge. Most...Read more »

India committed to pea import duty, says broker

By: Bernard Tobin

November 16, 2017

Anurag Tulshan, managing director of Esarco Exim Pvt Ltd.

India’s decision to add a 50 percent import duty on peas is designed to help the country become self-sufficient in pulses, and the government...Read more »

Are we turning the corner on ag commodity prices?

By: Shaun Haney

November 11, 2017

Farmers are always hoping for higher prices in any market, but our wishes do not always come true. However, there are signs we’re turning a corner,...Read more »

Returning to the average — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 10, 2017

On Thursday the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) came out with their monthly world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE)....Read more »

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