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Feed weekly outlook: Prairie feed grain prices on rise

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Prices are rising for feed grains in Lethbridge, with buyers starting to consider their options. “Seems every day this last week we’re surprised at higher offers being triggered than the day before,” said Jared Seitz, trade manager with Agfinity Inc. In Lethbridge, feed barley bids last week were at $5 per bushel […] Read more

Prairie wheat bids mixed while U.S. futures rise

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mixed for the week ended Thursday, while U.S. wheat futures rose. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS, 13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were mixed in Western Canada with some unchanged and others rising by $1-$2, according to price quotes from a […] Read more



Firm feed barley market capped by U.S. corn

Reading Time: < 1 minute CNS Canada — Feed barley bids in Alberta have shown some strength post-harvest and look to remain firm heading through the winter. However, the threat of U.S. corn imports will likely cap the upside. “Barley’s been on the rise here,” said Jared Seitz of Agfinity at Spruce Grove, Alta. Some U.S. corn was crossing the […] Read more


Weaker loonie underpins Prairie wheat bids

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Cash spring wheat and durum bids in Western Canada moved higher during the week ended Monday, as weakness in the Canadian dollar helped underpin basis levels. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were up $1-$5 per tonne compared to the previous week. Average prices ranged from […] Read more



Prairie wheat bids tick downward

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada –– Spring wheat cash bids across Western Canada recorded minor losses during the week ended Friday. The declines were traced to weakness in U.S. futures and some minor strengthening in the Canadian dollar. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down $3 per tonne, according to price […] Read more

Prairie wheat bids soften with U.S. futures

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Spring wheat cash bids across Western Canada softened during the week ended Friday, as a downturn in U.S. futures put pressure on prices. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down by roughly $5 per tonne, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points […] Read more


Prairie wheat bids tick down slightly

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Cash spring wheat bids across Western Canada softened slightly during the week ended Friday, as gains in the Canadian dollar put pressure on values. Depending on the location, average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat prices were down 50 cents to $1, with the exception of southern Alberta where they were up […] Read more

Prairie spring wheat bids rise with dry weather

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Cash spring wheat bids across Western Canada improved during the week ended Friday, with prices receiving support from dry weather conditions in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Weakness in the Canadian dollar, which fell from the US80-cent mark to the mid-77-cent range between April 29 and Friday, added to the upside. Depending on the […] Read more