The final numbers are starting to roll in for 2019 beef markets, and it appears that Canada is well-positioned for another good year. In this episode of the Beef Market Update, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney and Gateway Livestock’s Anne Wasko take a walk through 2019, considering the impacts of African swine fever, and where Canadian beef… Read More

The USDA released its latest cattle on feed report for December 1, 2019. Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totalled 12 million head, that’s up 2% year-over-year. Placements in feedlots during November totalled 2.09 million head, 5 per cent… Read More

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published its final World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report of the year, and according to some analysts, it was rather void of surprise or even change. “That was the problem — we didn’t see anything, nothing changed,” says FarmLead CEO Brennan Turner, in the following interview… Read More

Grain markets ended the first trading week of December mostly lower, though oilseeds found some gains on soybean exports and production headlines. We’re going to get the USDA’s December WASDE report Tuesday, but StatsCan and ABARES released updated production estimates for the Great White North and the Land Down Undaa, respectively. Soybeans found some gains… Read More

Grain markets ended the month of November strongly as a shortened trading day on Friday, November 29th (due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday) saw significant technical selling, which pushed prices up. Corn gained eight cents while Chicago SRW wheat futures jumped 15 cents on Friday alone — helping the complex end the month on an… Read More