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Should You Be In Or Out Of The Pool?

This is the third in a series of six articles FarmLink Marketing Solutions is writing for Grainews regarding Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) programs. FarmLink Marketing Solutions was asked to provide ideas on how to interpret and maneuver around the various prices and signals that producers face in marketing board grains. FarmLink has been involved with […] Read more

Upside Potential Limited For Malt Barley

This is the second in a series of six articles FarmLink Marketing Solutions is writing for Grainews regarding Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) programs. FarmLink Marketing Solutions was asked to provide ideas on how to interpret and maneuver around the various prices and signals that farmers face in marketing board grains. FarmLink has been involved with […] Read more





Market Insight: StatsCan estimates barley production

The latest Statistics Canada report estimated barley production at 10.88 million metric tonnes, larger than most trade estimates, due to bigger yield and harvested area numbers. The increase in harvested percentage is likely impacted by attractive malt barley returns and struggles in the livestock sector, while the higher predicted yields are consistent with recent reports […] Read more






Smaller new crop barley supplies partially offset by lower demand

Feed barley prices weakened in sympathy with a corn market that fell sharply through the last half of July on improved growing conditions and speculative selling. The October futures contract traded as high as $280 per metric tonne (MT) before pulling back and stabilizing in the $240/MT range. Conditions for cereal yields have generally improved […] Read more