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Category: Markets

RealAg LIVE! with Neil Townsend on the interesting times in grain markets

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 8, 2021

If there was one piece of information you would have wanted in January of 2020, it might have been about COVID-19 transmission. But as of January,...Read more »

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8 factors deciding the pace of the global economic recovery

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 8, 2021

There’s plenty of optimism for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to assist in a global economic recovery, but what happens after mass vaccination?...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Shining a light on first of the year inventory

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

March 6, 2021

It’s time for another Beef Market Update, and since StatsCan recently released the January 1 numbers, we’re going to focus on inventory today....Read more »

Olymel re-opening Red Deer pork plant

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 4, 2021

After closing for 14 days due to a COVID-19 outbreak among employees, Olymel is resuming operations at its pork processing plant in Red Deer, Alberta...Read more »

Defining a commodity super-cycle and the external driving factors

By: Kara Oosterhuis

February 22, 2021

It’s not far off to say that many producers are trying to decipher what is going on in the commodity markets right now. If you’ve been following...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! with Brett Stuart on what makes a commodity super-cycle

By: RealAgriculture Market Team

February 18, 2021

A current issue on a lot of people’s minds are the commodity markets, and unbelievable old crop and futures canola prices are sure a surprise for...Read more »

Grain sector, Prairie provinces launch campaign to update rules for ports as costs escalate in Vancouver

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 18, 2021

The Western Canadian grain trade, with the support of the Prairie provinces, is launching a campaign to push for changes to “outdated and...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Feb 17: Extreme cold, the view from above, and how to scare away birds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

February 17, 2021

It’s only 11 days until the meteorological start of spring, which is pretty cool, but so are the temperatures in Ontario, in Western Canada, and...Read more »

Olymel temporarily closes Red Deer pork processing plant

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 15, 2021

Olymel has temporarily closed its hog slaughtering, cutting, and deboning plant at Red Deer, Alberta. “Despite the testing protocols and sanitary...Read more »

Alberta pork producers propose production cuts to push pricing changes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 15, 2021

At least six commercial hog producers in Alberta are advocating for reducing pig production in the province to pressure processors to change how...Read more »

Feed markets continue to soar as corn supply remains low

By: Kara Oosterhuis

February 12, 2021

Whether you are buying or selling on the feed market side, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed prices skyrocketing. Between a lack of U.S....Read more »

Merit commissioning $150 million food-grade canola and pea protein facility

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 11, 2021

Merit Functional Foods has started commissioning its $150 million pea and canola protein facility at Winnipeg, Man. Construction on the 94-thousand...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! with Brian Voth, on all things markets

By: RealAgriculture Market Team

February 10, 2021

Mice, flax, a birthday, and what’s supposed to be the sole topic of today’s conversation: markets. There’s a lot to cover in market talk...Read more »

Lower-than-expected corn export estimate headlines ho-hum USDA report

By: Kelvin Heppner

February 9, 2021

There were no big surprises in the USDA’s February supply/demand report on Tuesday, although it had a slightly bearish tone thanks to a...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Year-to-date processing up 15 per cent on Canadian cattle

By: RealAgriculture Market Team

February 5, 2021

There were big numbers in the beef market this past month for pricing, carcass weights, and harvest rates. Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock...Read more »