Feed Grains: IGC forecasts smaller world corn crop

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 27 (CNS Canada) – World corn production is expected to be down in 2017/18 due to a decline in seeded acres, according to a report from the International Grains Council. In its first forecast for the new crop year, the IGC pegged world corn production at 1.023 billion […] Read more

Feed Grains: Porridge wets oat buyers’ appetites

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, February 24. Prices for Saskatchewan feed barley felt 10 cents over the past week, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids are now going for C$2.24-$2.70 a bushel. Feed wheat bids in Saskatchewan, […] Read more


Feed Grains: French wheat sellers undercutting Russia

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, February 23. Prices for oats in Saskatchewan rose one cent overnight, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Supplies are now going for C$2.60-$2.83 per bushel. Feed barley in Saskatchewan […] Read more

Feed Grains: Argentine wheat exports soar

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Wednesday, February 22. Prices for oats in Saskatchewan fell half a cent during the past week, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Supplies are now going for C$2.59-$2.82 per bushel. […] Read more


Feed Grains: Sask feed barley bids soften

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, February 21. Prices for oats in Saskatchewan climbed two cents per bushel overnight, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Supplies are now going for at C$2.64-$2.87 per bushel. Feed […] Read more

Feed Grains: French Winter Barley Crop In Good Shape

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 17 (CNS Canada) – France’s winter barley crop was rated 91 per cent good-to-excellent in the latest report from FranceAgriMer. That’s up one point from the previous week, but slightly behind the 95 per cent rating at the same point a year ago. Spring barley planting is also […] Read more


Feed Grains: Alberta fusarium levels hit record high

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 16 (CNS Canada) – Nearly a quarter of all of the grain tested in Alberta this year is testing positive for fusarium head blight, according to a report from the Alberta Farmer Express. That’s well above the previous record for the province of 13.3 per cent. The percent […] Read more

Feed Grains: Romanian barley exports slow down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 15 (CNS Canada) – Romanian barley exports are running behind their year-ago pace, according to a report from UkrAgroConsult. As of the end of November, the 673,000 tonnes of barley shipped out of the country were down by 47 per cent from the July-November period the previous year. […] Read more


Feed Grains: Mexican lawmakers consider import ban on US corn

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) – Given rising tensions between the United States and Mexico, a Mexican senator is set to introduce a bill that would ban imports of US corn. Mexico is a major buyer of US corn, but the bill would see the country turn to Brazil and […] Read more

Feed Grains: Australia harvesting record large barley crop

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (CNS Canada) – Australia’s winter barley crop is forecast to hit a new record of 13.4 million tonnes, according to updated estimates from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics and Sciences (ABARES). Wheat production in the country is also forecast to hit a record 35.1 […] Read more