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Category: Markets

Now what? Selling grain in a stalled out market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 2, 2020

After enjoying a counter-seasonal rally in the grain markets, prices have started to drift lower. Farmers with crop left to price might be wondering...Read more »

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2020 wheat pool will be the last offered by Grain Farmers of Ontario

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 1, 2020

Grain Farmers of Ontario has announced it will no longer offer its wheat pool and forward contract marketing programs after the current crop year....Read more »

U.S. Department of Commerce imposes large tariffs on Russian- and Moroccan-produced phosphate

By: Shaun Haney

November 24, 2020

The North American fertilizer industry has been waiting for a decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on the tariff rates of phosphate...Read more »

Parlez vous Français?, basis maps, and the Pistons — a LIVE! with Phil Shaw

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 20, 2020

What is it about farmers in Quebec that makes them so effective at lobbying? Solidarity, for one, says our guest for this LIVE! episode. Guest host...Read more »

Expanding, diversifying, and evaluating our markets — a LIVE! with J.P. Gervais

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 18, 2020

Guess what? We have another great RealAg LIVE! episode for you and today’s focus is Farm Credit Canada’s latest trade report. Joining host Shaun...Read more »

Targeted trade, parallel paths, and a look at China — a LIVE! with Carlo Dade and Sharon Zhengyang Sun

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 17, 2020

It’s time for another episode of RealAg LIVE! Host Shaun Haney has two exciting guests on today’s show: Carlo Dade, director of the Trade and...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Key exports down, cows moving south, and working through the backlog of cattle

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 14, 2020

September beef export trade data is in, and, following a good July and August, the numbers are a bit disappointing. “We’ve been talking about...Read more »

USDA’s bullish boom — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 14, 2020

Grain markets moved into the second half of November largely in the green, thanks to USDA sharing some bullish data in their November WASDE report....Read more »

Barley exports, chickpea doldrums, record flax prices, and more on mustards — a LIVE! with Chuck Penner

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 12, 2020

The grain markets offered farmers a gift this fall with a harvest rally. While highs may have been locked in for some crops already, there is still...Read more »

Markets rally as USDA pulls back corn production, raises export expectations

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 10, 2020

The November WASDE report from the United States Department of Agriculture led to some green on the screen on Tuesday as markets reacted positively...Read more »

Ignoring a disputed election — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 7, 2020

Grain markets were able to find some fresh gains for the first week of November, one which was very much overshadowed by the U.S. election. While...Read more »

Grain commission suspends licenses for Canpulse Foods and Global Grain Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 2, 2020

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has suspended the licenses for three related companies that purchase pulse and specialty crops from farmers in...Read more »

Has demand reached its peak? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 31, 2020

Grain markets finished the last week of October in the red, but the pull-back this past week was not enough to keep the complex from having a...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Roulette at the auction mart, as volatility remains in live cattle futures

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 30, 2020

To say the futures market took a bit of a nosedive this week would not be an exaggeration. It has, however, been doing its best to try to recover...Read more »

It’s time to guard against a quick slide in commodity prices

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 28, 2020

The unexpected bump up in commodity prices going into November begs the question: how long can it last? “A simple rule of thumb: high prices cure...Read more »