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U.S. spring wheat, durum expected to surge

CNS Canada — Data released today from the U.S. National Agricultural Statistics Service showed large expected increases in spring wheat and durum production this year. Spring wheat production in the country, not including durum, is forecast at 614 million bushels, up 48 per cent from 2017. Of that, 584 million bushels, or 95 per cent […] Read more

Babybel cheesemakers to set up Quebec plant

The makers of those little individual cheese snacks in the red wax shells plan to start producing them at their own new Canadian plant starting in early 2020. France’s Bel Group, whose brands in Canada include The Laughing Cow, Boursin and the aforementioned Mini Babybel, announced Thursday it will put up $87 million to build […] Read more


Corn, soybeans may have seen low point for now

CNS Canada — Agricultural markets throughout North America continue to weather a storm of tariffs and uncertain political interventions — and from where one trader sits, prices for corn and soybeans may have seen their low points. “We have gotten back down to recent lows in corn while beans have gotten cheap again,” said Brian […] Read more