Category: Markets

Batter up — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 21, 2017

The Batter by Peter Miller (Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Grain markets this week generally trended lower as rains in the Southern Hemisphere and harvest progress in North America hung over prices. Bulls...Read more »

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Big plans for Ontario hazelnuts

By: Bernard Tobin

October 18, 2017

Both the federal and Ontario governments are betting on the future of the province’s fledgling hazelnut industry. Last week, both levels of...Read more »

Beef Market Update: A flavour for strong beef demand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 14, 2017

There’s a flavour for strong beef demand in the country, says Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock, which has producers feeling good...Read more »

Good luck for grains — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

October 13, 2017

Usually Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. For grain prices though, Friday, October the 13th was a good omen. On Friday alone, Chicago soft red...Read more »

Soybeans rally as USDA cuts production by all of 422 bushels

By: MatthewPot

October 12, 2017

The USDA released its monthly World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report today. Here’s a summary from Matthew Pot, author...Read more »

Energy East pipeline cancellation an opportunity lost for rural Canada

By: Shaun Haney

October 12, 2017

A pipeline worker inspects a pipeline (source: CEPA).

Last week TransCanada Corp announced its withdrawal from the 1.1 million barrel per day Energy East pipeline project in Canada. The cancellation of...Read more »

What change? — This Week in the Grain Markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 6, 2017

Grain markets this week traded sideways again, with weather and some decent trade data outweighing harvest pressures. Corn prices lost 1.55% since...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Market proving itself after bearish Cattle on Feed report

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 30, 2017

Last week’s Cattle on Feed report, published by the United States Department of Agriculture, listed a 4 percent increase in cattle and calves on...Read more »

What happened to grain markets this quarter?

By: Brennan Turner

September 29, 2017

This week’s grain markets were largely influenced by that was happening in currency markets and government reports. The Canadian Dollar lost about...Read more »

Trying to find some confidence — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

September 23, 2017

(source: United Soybean Board)

The agricultural industry this week was impacted by some geopolitical tension. North Korea and U.S. President Trump continue to trade warring words,...Read more »

Uncertainty in Canadian pulse industry, as latest fumigation exemption nears end

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 20, 2017

The latest three-month exemption to India’s rules requiring fumigation of pulse crops is nearing its expiration date, and Canadians are no nearer...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Rising loonie pressuring cattle prices

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 16, 2017

A changing supply environment has the second half of 2017 shaping up much differently for cattle markets than the first. “Already things are...Read more »

Checking in on balance sheets — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

September 16, 2017

(source: United Soybean Board)

Grain markets continue to shift lower as harvest pressures – namely better-than-expected yields. A stronger Canadian Loonie put pressure on cash...Read more »

USDA delivers some more bearish surprises

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 12, 2017

The USDA published another bearish report on Tuesday, boosting corn and soybean yields when the market was expecting numbers to be lower than in...Read more »

Who is eating all the durum?

By: Guest Author

September 9, 2017

Editor’s note: This is a guest market column by Dwight Nichol, DLN AgVentures. StatsCan released their July 31st Ending Stocks report for the...Read more »