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Ever feel like this? This slide was taken from the end of Mike Jubinville′s presentation.

Editor’s Column: How high will grain markets go? It doesn’t matter. The strategy of the day is incremental selling into these rising markets

From the fall of last year to today, which is Feb. 16, it has been a momentous time for grain markets. And as good as that is, Mike Jubinville, a senior markets analyst for MarketsFarm, stressed time and again during MarketsFarm’s Markets Outlook 2021 webinar last month, that incremental selling into these profitable and rising […] Read more



Barley prices, and feed grains in general are expected to remain strong or high going into 2021, which can be a good or bad thing depending on which side of the feed bunk you are standing on.

Strong barley prices will continue in 2021

Market Update with Jerry Klassen: Weather-related impacts and greater demand are key factors

I’ve received many inquiries from cattle producers regarding the feed barley outlook for the remainder of the 2020-21 crop year. Barley prices have rallied nearly $80 per metric tonne (mt) from the harvest lows. There is an old saying among commodity traders that markets are understood looking backwards but have to be traded looking forward. […] Read more


Pulse markets beating strong

Pulse markets beating strong

Pandemic turns spotlight on plant protein sources

UPDATED: Jan. 21, 2021: Markets for pulse crops in Canada and the United States should generally remain favourable over most of 2021 and even for several years beyond, says the head of the largest U.S. pulse crop processor. Jeff Van Pevenage, president and CEO of Columbia Grain International headquartered in Portland, Oregon, acknowledges while the […] Read more






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Managed money backing out of bearish canola bets

MarketsFarm – Fund traders were backing out of bearish bets in canola while actively putting on new longs during the week ended July 21, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report compiled by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in […] Read more

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USDA’s July WASDE has little effect on markets

U.S. Midwest weather likely having greater effect

MarketsFarm — There were some notable changes in the carryovers for corn, soybeans and wheat in the July supply and demand report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture released Friday. However, the monthly world agriculture supply and demand estimates (WASDE) had very little effect on the markets, according to MarketsFarm analyst Mike Jubinville. “I think […] Read more