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Feed Grains: Russian barley exports rise

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 25 (CNS Canada) – Russian barley exports are up sharply in 2017, as a large domestic crop and tighter supplies in other exporting nations, including Australia, Canada, and the EU, created opportunities for the country. Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey have been major customers. Corn futures at the […] Read more

Feed Grains: Questions surround winter wheat seeding

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 14 (CNS Canada) – American farmers have planted a small winter wheat crop according to wheat group executives in states accounting for half of winter wheat acres. While last year’s winter wheat crop was the second smallest in more than 100 years, this year’s crop could be even […] Read more


Feed Grains: Saskatchewan grain harvest nearing completion

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – Feed barley bids at Lethbridge, Alta., ranged from C$195 to C$200 per tonne, according to the latest Alberta government report released Sept. 15. That is in the same price range recorded the previous week. Elevator bids for feed barley in Central Alberta, delivered, were C$156.13 […] Read more

Feed Grains: Questions surround winter wheat seeding

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 20 (CNS Canada) – Pipeline Foods, a Minneapolis-based food and feed company that deals exclusively in non-genetically modified and organic crops, has bought two Saskatchewan grain elevators. The facilities at Wapella with a capacity of 3,500 tonnes and at Gull Lake (4,000 tonnes) are expected to serve as […] Read more


Feed Grains: Questions surround winter wheat seeding

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 14 (CNS Canada) – A Statistics Canada update on crop production released today, pegs oat production for 2017 at 19 per cent above 2016 levels. The report estimated wheat production in Canada has declined 14.5 per cent in 2017 from 2016 and barley production has fallen 16.8 per […] Read more

Feed Grains: EU raises corn yield estimate

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 18 (CNS Canada) – Canada is forecast to use 6.033 million tonnes of barley domestically in 2017/18, which would be up from an estimated 5.831 million tonnes in 2016/17 but slightly below an earlier forecast, according to updated supply/demand data from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The government agency […] Read more


Feed Grains: Drought problems reported in Iowa, Texas

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, September 15. Although Hurricanes Irma and Harvey injected some moisture into parts of the southern Midwest it doesn’t appear any reached Iowa. The south central and southeast portions of the state have over […] Read more

Feed Grains: Questions surround winter wheat seeding

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 14 (CNS Canada) – The western Canadian winter wheat harvest is almost wrapped up. However, prospects for next year remain unclear as farmers in the dry south wait for rain before seeding next year’s crop. It remains to be seen whether seeding in central and northern areas of the […] Read more


Feed Grains: USDA report suggests more feed grains in pipeline

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 13 (CNS Canada) – The United States Department of Agriculture’s global supply and demand report for September boosted average yields for corn production from the August report, further pointing to increased availability for feed use. Overall, coarse grain production was lifted to 1.317 billion tonnes, up by 2.4 […] Read more

Feed Grains: USDA ups corn yield forecast

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 12 (CNS Canada) – Crop production reports released Sept. 12 by the United States Department of Agriculture show U.S. corn production at 14.2 billion bushels, which is down six per cent from last year, but up less than one per cent from the August forecast. The report warned […] Read more