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Category: Markets

Very little loving for laws and grain markets — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

February 15, 2020

Grain markets didn’t find a lot of love from traders on Valentine’s Day as a red day pushed most of the complex lower for the week. Only soybeans...Read more »

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Coronavirus complicating excitement over Phase One China-U.S. trade deal

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 12, 2020

The China-U.S. mega trade deal promising big things for ag product sales has seen some of its momentum lost to the coronavirus outbreak. “It makes...Read more »

Grain markets edge cautiously higher — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

February 8, 2020

Grain markets closed the past week mostly higher as short-covering and bargain buying helped stop the slide seen since the U.S.-China Phase One trade...Read more »

Feed costs look to be contained for cattle feeders heading in to 2020

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 7, 2020

Feed costs are one of the variables that cattle feeders have to keep a close eye on, no matter the year. Early indications for this year, at least,...Read more »

With global demand dwindling, Canada needs a domestic use for recycled farm plastic

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 6, 2020

China bans imports. Demand suddenly drops for a commodity found on Canadian farms. Supplies build up and prices drop in the rest of the world. No,...Read more »

FarmLink Marketing Solutions sells brokerage business to Ag Exchange Group

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 5, 2020

The Ag Exchange Group has acquired FarmLink Marketing Solutions’ brokerage department. FarmLink, which continues to provide grain market analysis...Read more »

Mind Your Farm Business — Ep 48: Avoiding marketing plan pitfalls

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 4, 2020

What carries greater downside risk: having to sell in a down market to generate cash flow, or pre-selling a crop in increments? The short answer is...Read more »

Canola oil demand rising as African swine fever reduces China’s soybean crush

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 3, 2020

At first it seems counterintuitive, since canola values usually follow soybean prices, but reduced demand for soybeans in China as a result of...Read more »

Thank goodness January is over — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

February 1, 2020

Grain markets – and its participants – are likely relieved to see the month of January finish. The first month of 2020 started with much optimism...Read more »

Searching for a market bottom 14 days after the Phase One trade deal

By: Shaun Haney

January 29, 2020

It has not been a great two weeks for the agricultural commodity market, as selling pressure has dominated the grain complex. Although corn found...Read more »

Sell-off signalling grain markets trend? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

January 25, 2020

Grain markets saw some heavy selling on Friday, January 24th, putting the complex in the red for the week as bullish factors seem to disappearing...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Steady on, as prices mirror early 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 24, 2020

In a world market where volatility is the name of the game, “steady” is probably more positive than negative. And that’s about where we are for...Read more »

Oat supply high heading into the seeding season

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 21, 2020

With the 2020 seeding season around the corner, one grain trader and marketing manager says oat volumes are larger than normal and there’s a good...Read more »

So much for the “great” trade deal — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

January 18, 2020

Grain prices ended one of the most hyped-up weeks in recent memory very mixed as the Phase One trade deal between the U.S. and China was signed. Put...Read more »

Markets ignore kicking the can – This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

January 10, 2020

Grain markets ended the first full week of trading in 2020 mostly higher as the complex ignored some of the bearish data that the USDA presented in...Read more »