Saskatchewan harvest begins, behind pace

WINNIPEG, (MarketsFarm) – Swathing and combining were underway as of the week of August 6 to 12, according to the Saskatchewan crop report released on Thursday. At this point the harvest was behind the five-year average of four per cent complete and last year’s pace at this time of five per cent. The fall rye […] Read more

Canola, most crops weaker in futures

WINNIPEG,  (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were weaker on Wednesday, due to the weather forecast and spillover from the Chicago Board of Trade. Showers and thundershowers have been forecast for most of the Prairies through to the weekend. Daytime highs are to be in the mid-teens to low 20’s Celsius. “A little […] Read more

Weather concerns boost canola; corn rally spills over into wheat

Winnipeg, (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was stronger on Tuesday as ongoing Prairie weather concerns provided support. A large portion of central and southern Saskatchewan continues to miss out on any significant shower activity, leading to uncertainty over the size of this year’s canola crop. However, the large old crop carryout and ongoing […] Read more