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Category: Markets

Beef Market Update: Drought induces early sales as slaughter numbers skyrocket

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 23, 2021

There’s a lot of ground to cover in this week’s Beef Market Update, including price activity, cut-out value, demand, cash prices, and more. Anne...Read more »

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Pulse School: Looking at bullish factors across pulse markets

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

July 19, 2021

Summer is generally a time when the pulse markets go through a bit of a lull, but it’s always good to know what might happen in the markets come...Read more »

Beef industry groups and Alberta government collaborate on competitiveness study

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 15, 2021

The Alberta government is partnering with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, Alberta Beef Producers, and Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association...Read more »

Railways backlogged by B.C. wildfires, with harvest looming

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 14, 2021

Update, as of July 14: Both CN and CP once again halted traffic in the area around Lytton, B.C. on Wednesday due to new fires east of the community....Read more »

Drought in spring wheat area produces bullish USDA wheat estimate

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 12, 2021

The USDA projected tighter-than-expected wheat supplies for the 2021-22 crop year in its July World Agricultural Supply/Demand Estimates (WASDE)...Read more »

Railway wildfire prevention measures will extend into grain shipping season

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 12, 2021

The federal transport minister has issued an order requiring Canada’s two main railways — Canadian National and Canadian Pacific — to implement...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Canadian beef exports reach pre-BSE levels

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 9, 2021

If you’ve been following the cattle markets, you’ll know that this week the Alberta fed cattle market lost some ground. This kind of behaviour is...Read more »

No surprise as canola acreage increases in latest StatsCan report

By: Kara Oosterhuis

June 29, 2021

Statistics Canada released its updated acreage estimates for 2021 on Tuesday morning, most of which were in line with expectations. Most notably,...Read more »

Looking ahead to interest rate moves in the face of transitory inflation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 19, 2021

A recent U.S. federal reserve meeting resulted in an indication that attention to interest rate movement will be sped up in the future. “There’s...Read more »

Surge in canola processing raises the prospect of U.S. crops on Canadian rail heading for Vancouver

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 16, 2021

The surge in canola processing that’s been announced for Saskatchewan over the last four months is expected to result in a more than 50 per cent...Read more »

Richardson to build new elevator at Carmichael, Sask.

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 14, 2021

Richardson Pioneer has formally announced plans to build a new high throughput elevator at Carmichael, Sask, about 65 kilometres west of Swift...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Consumption up in Canada

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

June 11, 2021

On previous episodes of the Beef Market Update, you’ve heard Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange talk about the cattle hangover that is...Read more »

WASDE report suggests lower corn stocks, but slightly higher soybean supply

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 10, 2021

This month’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) didn’t contain any huge shocks, with soybean stocks ticking up but corn stocks...Read more »

Cyber attack latest challenge of the consolidated beef value chain

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 3, 2021

Several converging factors are putting the squeeze on the cattle value chain and industry dynamics, and the recent cyber attack on JBS has added...Read more »

Weather rally comes early to the markets

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 2, 2021

A Tuesday morning run up in the grain markets caught many market watchers by surprise. What’s at play so early in the growing season? Jon Driedger...Read more »