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Feed Grains: USDA raises corn yield estimate

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 12 (CNS Canada) – Average U.S. corn yields for 2017 were raised to 176.6 bushels per acre by the USDA in a report on Friday. That compared with an earlier estimate of 175.4 bushels per acre and would be about two bushels per acre above the previous year’s […] Read more

Feed Grains: Brazil’s corn crop grows

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, Jan. 11. Prices for feed wheat in Saskatchewan are holding steady, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids are listed as C$4.50 to $4.90 per bushel. Oat prices in […] Read more


Feed Grains: Canadian barley crop smaller, but good quality

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 10 (CNS Canada) – Canadian farmers grew a smaller barley crop in 2017 compared to the previous year, as yields and seeded area were both down, but the quality was good, according to the recently released quality report from the Canadian Grain Commission. “Overall, the dry growing season […] Read more

Feed Grains: Cold snap worries Kansas wheat farmers

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Prices for feed wheat in Saskatchewan are holding steady, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids are listed as C$4.50 to $4.90 per bushel. Oat prices in […] Read more


Feed Grains: Indian wheat planting lagging

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Monday, Jan. 8. Grain stockpiles are growing bigger in Russia. According to a report by UkrAgroConsult, grain stocks totalled 52.56 million tonnes on December, which was nearly 16 per cent more than last year. […] Read more

Feed Grains: Survey shows U.S. corn crop bigger than USDA reports

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 5 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets for Friday, Jan. 5. According to a survey by Farm Futures, American farmers harvested more corn than previous estimates from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In the survey farmers said […] Read more


Feed Grains: November wheat imports to China up more than 400 per cent

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 4 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets for Thursday, Jan. 4. Cargill has reported a six per cent drop in quarterly profits as a global glut of grains has limited trading opportunities for the company. Large corn and soybean […] Read more

Feed Grains: Mexico trying to restart corn industry

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 3 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets for Wednesday, Jan. 3. A grassroots initiative is trying to restart the Mexican corn industry, according to a story in the Daily Yonder. The Mexican corn industry basically disappeared in 1994 following […] Read more


Feed Grains: Iraq to investigate lower grade U.S. wheat shipment

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 2 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets for Tuesday, Jan. 2. The parliament in Iraq will investigate a United States wheat shipment suspected of containing feed wheat, according to a report from Reuters. Iraq’s customs said in a statement […] Read more

Feed Grains: High-protein wheat becoming increasingly scarce

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, Dec. 29. The Hellenic Shipping News says a lack of high-protein is becoming a world-wide problem. One trader from Singapore said that with the exception of the United Sates, it was becoming nearly […] Read more