Canola holds steady

The ICE Futures canola platform finished the day mixed, with contracts bouncing around both sides of unchanged in the last 10 minutes of trade. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean contracts finished the day mostly higher, soyoil contracts were stronger and meal contracts lower. Soybeans found support from news that China and the United States […] Read more

Weak Cdn dollar limits drop in oilseeds

The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close, following the lead of Chicago soyoil contracts. The January contract has been finding some support around the C$480 mark, however it hasn’t been able to rally as weak soyoil contracts have it stuck there. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean, meal and oil contracts were […] Read more

Canola loses some of yesterday’s gains

 The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close, seeing a correction following yesterday’s large gains for the oilseeds markets. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean contracts were up while oil and meal contracts were down. Yesterday saw oilseed markets jump in value after United States President Donald Trump tweeted that he talked with […] Read more


Soy soars, boosts canola, after Trump tweet

The ICE Futures canola platform were stronger at market close, finding spillover support from the soybean market. The canola market was lower in early morning trade as a stronger Canadian dollar weighed on it. However, United States President Donald Trump tweeted midmorning that he had a “long and very good conversation” with Chinese President Xi […] Read more

Canola weight by seasonal harvest; Soybeans hits monthly low;

The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean and meal contracts were stronger though after starting the day lower. The shift happened as soybeans looked to regain ground after hitting new monthly lows in overnight trade. Soyoil contracts were mixed. South American seeding is weighing on the […] Read more


Weaker dollar limits canola, soybean losses

The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close following soybeans. However, the weaker Canadian dollar limited losses for the market. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean, oil and meal contracts were weaker also. Seasonal harvest pressure weighed on the market. It is expected farmer deliveries should slow down soon, however there is concern […] Read more

Weather weighed on 2018 Manitoba crop

Conditions were variable across Manitoba throughout the 2018 growing season, according to the provincial crop report released Oct. 29. As of Oct. 29, provincially 97 percent of the total crop was harvested. Crops completely finished include winter wheat, fall rye, field pea and dry bean. The spring wheat, barley, oat and canola crops are 99 […] Read more

Canola, soybean markets drop slightly

The ICE Futures canola platform were weaker at market close, following the lead of soybean contracts. The market was mostly sideways in trade today, holding range bound. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean and oil contracts were down, while meal contracts were mixed. Last week saw heavy farmer selling, Canadian Grain Commission data released on […] Read more


Canola and wheat finish stronger

The ICE Futures canola platform were stronger at market close following yesterday’s drop, as the market finished the week in its see-saw pattern. However, unlike the rest of the week the canola market was able to regain its losses from the previous day, breaking the downward trend of the week. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) […] Read more

Canola rebounds, wheat futures down

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybeans contracts finished the day mixed, with values jumping around in the final few minutes of trade. Soyoil contracts were weaker, while meal contracts were higher. It is expected the canola market will continue to bounce around in trade day-to-day as nicer weather allows farmers to make some harvest progress […] Read more