Category: Grain Markets

Could blockchain transform agricultural markets?

By: Shaun Haney

December 12, 2017

Before we begin to explain how blockchain may be a game changer for agricultural marketing let’s answer that question that is likely at the top of...Read more »

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What StatsCan report? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

December 9, 2017

Grain markets trended higher to start the first full week of December before giving up some gains in the back half. On Tuesday, the StatsCan report...Read more »

StatsCan tables larger-than-expected canola and wheat production numbers

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 6, 2017

Statistics Canada published higher-than-expected estimates for several major Canadian crops in its crop production report on Wednesday. The report...Read more »

Lessons from history — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

December 2, 2017

(TomasEE, CC BY 3.0)

Grain markets started the month of December in the green, supported by the turning of calendars and a lower U.S. dollar. The decline of the U.S....Read more »

Cereals outlook: What will it take to move the wheat market?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 27, 2017

Weather events, political drama, and moisture concerns in the Dakotas and Western Canada. They’re all factors that could move the wheat market in...Read more »

Sideways or boom? — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 24, 2017

Grain markets this week were fairly muted due to a shortened trading week at the Chicago Board of Trade. While Americans were crushing turkey and NFL...Read more »

Oilseed outlook: Chinese demand will continue to support soy price

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 24, 2017

China’s insatiable appetite for soybeans will continue to provide support for the oilseed crop through the next year. It will also be the catalyst...Read more »

Weather in the driver’s seat — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 17, 2017

Grain markets ended Friday in the green. However, for the week, prices were mostly in the red as some benign weather kept the bears in charge. Most...Read more »

India committed to pea import duty, says broker

By: Bernard Tobin

November 16, 2017

Anurag Tulshan, managing director of Esarco Exim Pvt Ltd.

India’s decision to add a 50 percent import duty on peas is designed to help the country become self-sufficient in pulses, and the government...Read more »

Are we turning the corner on ag commodity prices?

By: Shaun Haney

November 11, 2017

Farmers are always hoping for higher prices in any market, but our wishes do not always come true. However, there are signs we’re turning a corner,...Read more »

Returning to the average — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 10, 2017

On Thursday the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) came out with their monthly world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE)....Read more »

Competing bulls and bears — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

November 3, 2017

Grain prices were generally trending higher this week before seeing a sell-off on Friday to erase a fair amount of gains. Simply put, bears became...Read more »

Grains squeaking out gains — This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

October 27, 2017

Grain markets had a mostly down week as a stronger U.S. dollar (up 1.2% for the week) weighed on futures markets. However, with the Canadian dollar...Read more »

Milling wheat, durum and barley futures de-listed

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 25, 2017

Plans for a vibrant Western Canadian futures market for milling wheat, durum and barley similar to canola officially came to an end on Wednesday, as...Read more »

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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