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Canola export forecast raised for 2019-20

MarketsFarm — Canadian canola exports in 2019-20 should beat earlier forecasts, according to updated supply/demand estimates from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada released Friday. While the improved exports will cut into ending stocks, the carryout is still forecast to be record-large. Citing a seasonal weather market rally and expectations for an increase in prevent planting acres […] Read more

Visible Canadian canola stocks back above one million tonnes

MarketsFarm — Solid deliveries into the commercial pipeline and lacklustre export movement saw visible Canadian canola supplies climb back above one million tonnes during the week ended June 9, according to the latest grain handling report from the Canadian Grain Commission. Farmers delivered 422,500 tonnes of canola during week 45 of the 2018-19 crop year […] Read more



Feed weekly outlook: Barley bids rise on weather woes, tight old-crop supplies

MarketsFarm — Tight old-crop supplies and mounting weather concerns over new-crop production are keeping feed grain prices well supported in Western Canada as end-users work to ration supplies. “We’ve seen a very real weather market emerge in the last few weeks,” said Brandon Motz of CorNine Commodities at Lacombe, Alta., pointing to wet conditions hampering […] Read more



Canola funds still short, despite active U.S. covering

MarketsFarm — Speculators continue to sit on a large net short position in ICE canola futures, only reducing their holdings slightly in late May, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators had a net short position of 71,065 contracts […] Read more





Fund traders still sitting on large canola short position

MarketsFarm — Speculators continue to sit on a large net short position in ICE canola futures, only reducing their holdings slightly over the past week, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators had a net short position of 72,844 […] Read more

Huge increase predicted in canola ending stocks

MarketsFarm — Canadian canola carryout stocks are forecast to rise to a record 5.3 million tonnes by the end of the 2019-20 marketing year, more than doubling the previous five-year average, according to updated estimates from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s market analysis division. While the department, in its estimates, expects total canola production to decline […] Read more