Feed Grains: Japan to import feed wheat and barley


By Commodity News Service Canada

Winnipeg, Nov. 8 (CNS) – Following are a few highlights in

the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced it will

import 32,540 tonnes of feed-quality wheat, and 37,610 tonnes of

barley for livestock use, according to Hellenic Shipping News

Worldwide. Japan is seeking for the grain to be loaded by Jan.

31, 2018 and arrive in Japan by Feb. 28 in the tender that will

be held on Nov. 15.

Feed wheat prices across the Prairies are varied, according

to Prairie Ag Hotwire. Feed wheat in Saskatchewan has rose five

cents in price over the week to $4.90 per bushel, while feed

wheat prices in Alberta have fallen three cents over the week to

$5.96 per bushel.

Feed barley prices have rose across the Prairies, according

to Prairie Ag Hotwire. In Saskatchewan feed barley has increased

by five cents to $3.40 per bushel, while feed barley rose four

cents in Alberta to $4.51 per bushel. Prices in Manitoba have

stayed steady over the week at $3.55 per bushel.