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Feed weekly outlook: Barley acreage buoyed despite current prices

MarketsFarm — International demand for Canadian feed barley has been strong thanks to a 2018 growing season drought in Australia that limited exportable supplies. China purchased nearly 950,000 tonnes of Canadian barley in the first seven months of the 2018-19 year, significantly above the five-year average. However, feed markets in general are quite sluggish ahead […] Read more

Canola firm at midday Thursday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, April 18 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were holding onto small gains at midday Thursday, finding some support from advances in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil. A lack of significant farmer selling and expectations for reduced Canadian canola acres this spring also underpinned the futures. Statistics Canada releases its […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian government has until June 18 to decide on pipeline expansion

WINNIPEG, April 18 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Stock futures were slightly up ahead of the long weekend, as experts anticipate the long-awaited release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s involvement in the 2016 United States Presidential Election. Also, social […] Read more