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Solid crush more than makes up for slow canola exports

MarketsFarm — Canada’s ongoing diplomatic dispute with China may be slowing canola exports, but the strong pace of the domestic crush is more than making up for any shortfall in international business. The Canadian Grain Commission reported total domestic disappearance of canola during the crop-year-to-date of just over 4.8 million tonnes, as of Sunday (Jan. […] Read more


ICE March 2020 canola with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola gives back gains at midweek

MarketsFarm — Canola was bolstered by strong trade activity and profit-taking at midweek, though values remained rangebound. As of Wednesday, 144,500 canola contracts had traded hands, with the most activity concentrated in the January/March contracts. Spreading accounted for 124,790 contracts traded, which is about 86 per cent of the activity. Keith Ferley of RBC Dominion […] Read more

Canola seed, oil and meal. (Photo courtesy Canola Council of Canada)

Canada’s canola crush down slightly in August

MarketsFarm — As often has been the case, the canola crush in Canada dipped from July to August, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency issued its monthly crush numbers on Thursday with 829,778 tonnes of canola crushed in August, down 2.89 per cent from July’s crush. However, August’s crush was the second most so […] Read more



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Canola crush margins deteriorate

CNS Canada — Canola crush margins have deteriorated over the past few months to hit some of their weakest levels of the past two years. However, domestic processors continue to show good demand despite their declining profit margins. As of Monday, the Canola Board Crush Margin calculated by ICE Futures Canada was about $44 above […] Read more