Category: Grain 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 »

Loading ad.

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 »

West Coast port capacity is surging, but can it be put to use?

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 11, 2017

(credit: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority)

From Prince Rupert down to Vancouver’s Fraser River ports, grain companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in infrastructure for...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 »

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 »

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 »

Who owns all the grain? — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

September 8, 2017

Photo: Debra Murphy, 2017

Grain markets this week were influenced mainly by factors of weather, currency, and harvest pressure. Canola lost 1.4% since last Friday, mainly...Read more »

Is this a seasonal slump or something bigger?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 7, 2017

Grain markets almost always take a dive as harvest approaches and new supplies hit the market, but the big question for marketing is — will prices...Read more »

Finally a bullish report, or was it?

By: Brennan Turner

September 1, 2017

Statistics Canada came out with their first production estimates of the 2017 Canadian crop on Thursday, August 31st. For once, they weren’t...Read more »

StatsCan production report: canola and wheat production down but soybeans production up big

By: Shaun Haney

August 31, 2017

StatsCan released its production estimates for principal field crops and not surprisingly the estimated production is down in comparison to 2016. You...Read more »