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Category: Markets

Canadian Pork Council looks for price support as hog markets drift lower

By: Jessika Guse

September 18, 2018

(Source: Liquid Emulsion/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Although the majority of recent NAFTA 2.0 talks have been focused on Canada’s dairy farmers, the pork industry is feeling the pinch when it comes...Read more »

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Most Bearish WASDE Ever? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

September 15, 2018

Soybeans. Late August. Ontario. Pods filling. 2018. LS

On Wednesday, September 12th the USDA came out with one of the most bearish World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports in recent...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Trade exports still rockin’!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 8, 2018

Stock photo taken by Jessika Guse on Aug 13, 2018.

July was a strong month in the beef market both for the U.S. and Canada according to Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock Exchange....Read more »

U.S. rains, Canadian harvest pressures wheat markets — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

September 8, 2018

Stock photo taken by Jessika Guse on Aug 8, 2018.

Grain prices had a mostly red week but corn, soybeans, and canola were all about to recover their losses on Friday to end the week near equal — if...Read more »

StatsCan report can’t reverse bearish August — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

September 3, 2018

Grain markets rallied on Friday to finish the last week of August mostly in the green but it wasn’t enough to make up for the sell-off that started...Read more »

StatsCan production estimates reflect dry conditions in Western Canada

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 31, 2018

The impact of dry conditions across the southern prairies is evident in Statistics Canada’s first report on 2018 crop production. Canola and spring...Read more »

Usual or Unusual Grain Markets? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

August 25, 2018

An aerial view of an Ohio field on the ProFarmer Crop Tour on Aug. 20, 2018. (Clinton Griffiths/Twitter)

Grain markets all pulled back this week on some bigger yield reports in the U.S. corn and soybean belt, while wheat markets took a breather from...Read more »

Beef Market Update: A lot of mouths to feed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 24, 2018

You might be forgiven for thinking that every fall is the same when it comes to cattle leaving the summer range and heading off to the auction ring....Read more »

What to watch for as the U.S. announces trade aid details

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 24, 2018

(source: United Soybean Board)

The U.S. government will announce details of its planned US$12 billion trade aid package for the agriculture sector on Monday, according to...Read more »

Wheat on an island in the grain market, as early harvest reports come in

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 22, 2018

Spring wheat yield and protein reports are starting to come in as combines are rolling across the prairies. All spring and summer the reports from...Read more »

Grain markets gain on trade talks — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

August 17, 2018

Grain markets crossed the mid-point of August on the good news that the United States government has set meetings with China to discuss...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Anticipating an early fall run

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 11, 2018

Excessive heat has taken its toll on pastures, hay supplies, and water consumption for cattle, and while this may not be a big market issue today,...Read more »

Soybean yield surprise sends futures sliding — USDA report highlights

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 10, 2018

(source: United Soybean Board)

Soybean futures took a 42-cent tumble on Friday after the USDA surprised the market with a 51.6 bushel/acre yield estimate for the U.S. crop —...Read more »

Wheat prices jump into August — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

August 3, 2018

This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or...Read more »

A little humour settles the nerves after a wild Thursday in the wheat market

By: Shaun Haney

August 2, 2018

Thursday was a wild day in the wheat trade based on a confusing report out which seemed to indicate Ukraine was going to restrict exports of milling...Read more »