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Category: Markets

USDA misses the mark — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 8, 2019

Grain markets ended the week mostly lower, as hiccups surrounding the release of the November WASDE report put a damper on things. On Friday,...Read more »

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Beef Market Update: Wholesale prices high, along with supply

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 1, 2019

It may just be the story we look back on for cattle markets in 2019 – both the United States and Canada have produced more beef, while at the same...Read more »

A pivotal November ahead — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 1, 2019

Grain markets entered November on a mixed-week of performance, but most grain prices did find some positive gains for the month of October. Canola...Read more »

Pulse School: Tuning in to the fall market

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 28, 2019

The pulse harvest in Alberta and Saskatchewan is in its late stages now, and although there are some anecdotal observations of better-than-expected...Read more »

U.S. cattle-on-feed down one percent, as expected

By: Shaun Haney

October 27, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture has released its October 2019 edition of the U.S. Cattle on Feed report which showed cattle on feed down...Read more »

Harvest weather & trade war guide grains — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 26, 2019

Grain markets finished the fourth week of October with the same headlines running the complex: harvest weather/challenges and a trade war deal...Read more »

Canola markets feel the pressure of high crop expectations, weakening demand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 23, 2019

Despite some increases in demand for canola abroad, and strength earlier in October, prices seem to be on a train to $440/tonne, says host Shaun...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Bring on the competition

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 19, 2019

While futures markets may be taking a bit of a breather, beef markets are holding strong, with trade into the U.S. and Japan up as well. “Well...Read more »

Possibility versus reality – this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 18, 2019

Grain markets had a mixed week as the complex tried to decide what’s more important: winter weather messing up harvest progress, the possibility of...Read more »

A hog outlook and look back: What happens next with this pork market?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 18, 2019

If April’s run-up in pork prices was any indication, continuous volatility in the global hog market could run up retail prices here in Canada in...Read more »

‘Beef brings people into the store’: A surprising retail trend heading in to the holidays

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 17, 2019

Chances are, if you’re the cook in the family you might have looked at the grocery store flyer at some point before hosting people for a big meal...Read more »

Grains rally on harvest’s winter weather — this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 12, 2019

Grain markets found some legs this week as snow and freezing temperatures started to hit the majority of North America’s major growing regions. A...Read more »

Will heavy carryout keep a lid on grain prices? – This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 4, 2019

Grain markets ended the week mostly in the green, thanks to a somewhat bullish U.S. quarterly stocks report, an expansion of the ethanol mandate and...Read more »

Mother Nature takes the wheel – this week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

September 28, 2019

Grain markets were mixed in the last full trading week of September, with weather and trade continuing as the two main themes for this growing...Read more »

Canola carryout a “wet blanket” over a grinding, sideways market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 24, 2019

While harvest delays and yield challenges might typically support a commodity’s price in the markets, Canadian canola has a bigger issue – its...Read more »