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

Manitoba harvest slow as snowy weather continues

Winnipeg – Manitoba harvest progress was once again slowed by cold and wet conditions during the week ended Oct. 15, according to the provincial crop report. Harvest progress was 84 percent complete as of Oct. 15, up four percent from the previous week. Over the last month progress has been limited, with increases of only […] Read more

Cold, wet weather delays Alberta harvest: Report

Cold and wet conditions hit most of Alberta during the week ended Sep. 18 putting a halt to harvest progress, according to the latest crop report from Alberta Agriculture. The harvest was 32.6 percent complete on a provincial basis, up only 4.4 percentage points from the previous week and well off the five-year average of […] Read more


Aggressive weed makes first North Dakota appearance

Officials in North Dakota continue to hunt for more of the aggressive weed Palmer amaranth. A pigweed species plant, Palmer amaranth was first discovered in North Dakota last month. It was in a soybean field near McIntosh County in the south-central region of the state. Now officials are waiting for DNA tests from weeds found […] Read more

U.S. harvest progress

Corn across 18 states responsible for 92 per cent of all U.S. corn acreage in 2017 are 93 per cent in the dent stage, according to data from the USDA. That’s above the five-year average of 86 per cent normally at the dent stage this time of year. Meanwhile, 54 per cent of corn was […] Read more