Feed Grains: China imposes duties on US DDGs

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (CNS Canada) – China has implemented anti-dumping import duties on US distillers dried grains (DDGs), which may limit demand for the ethanol-by-product from the country. Chinese corn imports are also expected to go down by as much as two million tonnes over the next year, according to […] Read more

Feed Grains: US winter wheat plantings slump

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 13 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended a quarter of a cent higher on Friday, as traders positioned themselves ahead of the long weekend. Prices were still feeling pressure from Thursday’s USDA report that called for corn reserves to hit multi-year highs. The report also called […] Read more


Feed Grains: Corn firms after report

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 12 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended one cent higher on Thursday after the release of a supply and demand report from the USDA. The agency pegged US corn stockpiles at the beginning of December to hit a record 12.4 billion bushels, which was lower than […] Read more

Feed Grains: Corn market watching ethanol

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 11 (CNS Canada) – CORN futures in Chicago ended one cent lower on Wednesday as investors waited for the release of the USDA’s supply and demand report on Thursday. Favourable weather in South America was also bearish for corn. The corn market is expected to receive some support, […] Read more


Feed Grains: Barley bids dip across Prairies

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 10 (CNS Canada) – Feed barley bids in Alberta dropped nine cents overnight to a range of C$2.60-$3.59 a bushel. Bids in Saskatchewan fell by 30 cents and are now going for C$2.43-$3.00 per bushel, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Oat prices in Alberta increased by 10 […] Read more

Feed Grains: Feed barley, wheat bids advance across Prairies

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 9 (CNS Canada) – Feed wheat prices in Manitoba have climbed 12 cents since Friday, January 6. Bids are now going for C$4.67 per bushel, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Saskatchewan feed barley bids are down 25 cents since last week. Prices are listed at C$2.34-$3.00 per […] Read more


Feed Grains: Urbanization to cut into global crop production

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 6 (CNS Canada) – Urbanization is cutting into crop land around the world, according to a recent research paper predicting a 9 per cent decline in Chinese crop output by 2030, among other countries. In total, the paper published by the US National Academy of Sciences, predicts that […] Read more

Feed Grains: Bird flu concerns mounting

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 5 (CNS Canada) – Bird flu outbreaks continue to raise concerns over global feed demand. France recently announced a massive duck cull, while poultry movement is being restricted in China. Officials in the Czech Republic also announced the discovery of avian flu in the country for the first […] Read more


Pulses: Canadian pea exports still flowing

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, January 4 – Prices for Eston number one lentils were keeping firm at 61 to 68 cents per pound, according to information from Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids for Richlea number one lentils were also steady at 51 to 60 cents per pound. Farmers have sold over half […] Read more

Feed Grains: Record Russian grain production reported

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 4 (CNS Canada) – Russia grew record large corn and wheat crops in 2016, according to the latest data from the country’s Agriculture Ministry. Total Russian wheat production was pegged at 73.3 million tonnes, up from 61.8 million the previous year. The corn crop came in at 13.8 […] Read more