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Category: Grain Markets

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Crude oil shipments by rail reaching record levels ahead of harvest

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 1, 2018

Crude oil shipments by rail in Canada are at record highs and forecast to continue climbing, as oil production has increased with no major expansion...Read more »

Getting away from artificial prices – This week in the grain markets

By: Brennan Turner

July 27, 2018

Grain markets this week finished higher for the second straight week as the complex seemed to wake up from the nightmare it’s been in the last few...Read more »

Grain World crop tour lifts Prairie yield estimate

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 27, 2018

If you have heard us say it once, you will hear us say it again: the crop conditions in Western Canada are quite variable. Surprisingly, though, at...Read more »

Christmas in July — This week in the grain market

By: Brennan Turner

July 21, 2018

Grain prices this week had a positive week for the first time in nearly 2 months. Almost feels like Christmas! Usually weather premiums are added to...Read more »