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Rye prices as good as they’re going to get

CNS Canada — At more than $7 per bushel for rye in Western Canada, Cal Vandaele believes the price has topped off. “There’s been bids touching $8,” said Vandaele, of Vandaele Seed at Medora, Man., about 120 km southwest of Brandon, adding the price will decline over the winter. “When they start getting into these […] Read more

December StatsCan report could vary from years past

CNS Canada — After this fall’s long, drawn-out harvest, some analysts predict Statistics Canada’s final Production of Principal Field Crops numbers could vary from the usual pattern. StatsCan’s report, due out Thursday, is a “very uncertain” report “because that was probably one of the most bizarre falls we’ve ever had on the Prairies,” said Ken […] Read more

Year-ago Canadian canola crop revised higher

CNS Canada — Canada’s 2016 canola crop has been revised higher in Statistics Canada’s first production estimates for 2017, released Thursday. StatsCan raised the 2016-17 production number from 18.4 million tonnes to 19.6 million, and pegged the 2017 crop at 18.2 million tonnes, which was somewhere in the middle of trade estimates. “I think there’s […] Read more