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North American Grain/Oilseed Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were lower on Friday, remaining pressured by harvest progress and a spate of commercial canola deliveries. According to data from the Canadian Grain Commission, canola deliveries hit record-highs last week. Over 719,000 tonnes of canola were delivered across the Prairies. With blue skies in […] Read more

Canola prices under pressure midday Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute By Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was lower at midday Friday, following trends set earlier in the week. Canola delivery to commercial positions hit record-highs during the week ended Oct. 13, with over 719,000 tonnes of canola delivered. That, along with stronger-than-expected harvest activity, has weighed on […] Read more


ICE canola futures: Farmers make record deliveries

Reading Time: 1 minute By Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 18 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) futures canola contracts were slightly lower Friday morning, as Canadian farmers unable to resume harvesting were busy hauling canola. Those farmers delivered 719,300 tonnes of canola into commercial positions during the week ended Oct. 13. That was not only more than double from […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were lower on Thursday, remaining mostly range-bound and following trends set earlier in the week. Harvest progress has put pressure on canola prices, as regions of the Prairies that didn’t receive significant snow are almost finished harvesting canola. Manitoba’s canola harvest is 80 per […] Read more


Canola prices lower midday Thursday

Reading Time: 1 minute By Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was lower at midday Thursday, following trends set earlier in the week amid choppy trading activity. Harvest progress in most of the Prairies has put pressure on canola prices. The canola harvest is nearly complete in Prairie regions that didn’t receive […] Read more

Canola weakens Thursday morning

Reading Time: 1 minute By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 17 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was lower Thursday morning, with strength in the Canadian dollar and bearish technical signals behind some of the weakness. A window of warmer and drier weather across the Prairies also pressured values, as farmers should be able to make some harvest […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG, Oct. 16 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were lower on Wednesday, pressured by resilient harvest activity. Despite a season of challenging harvest conditions in the Canadian Prairies, some areas have nearly completed their canola harvest. In particular, producers in Nortwest and Central Saskatchewan are almost finished with the canola harvest. Similarly, […] Read more

Canola prices steady midday Wednesday

Reading Time: 1 minute By Marlo Glass, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was on either side of unchanged at midday Tuesday, amid light trade volumes and choppy activity. Despite a spate of challenging weather across the Canadian Prairies, some growers have made substantial harvest progress. According to one trader, producers in Northwest and […] Read more


Canola edges higher Wednesday morning

Reading Time: 1 minute By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 16 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was posting small gains Wednesday morning in thin and choppy activity. Roughly 20 per cent of Manitoba’s canola crop was still unharvested before the province was hit with a severe winter storm over the past weekend, according the latest weekly crop […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG, Oct. 15 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were higher on Tuesday, supported by strong soy oil prices. Soy oil is trading at multi-month highs, boosted mainly by positive trade talks between the United States and China. Canola values are currently competitively priced compared to its vegetable oil counterparts, with strong crush […] Read more