Grain markets were able to squeak out some gains this week, but corn prices were the obvious worst performer as the size of the impending harvest becomes better known. Wheat prices were able to earn a few pennies, thanks to hot weather concerns in North America and Argentina, while soybeans were supported by Chinese buying… Read More

There were few surprises in the latest United States Department of Agriculture’s WASDE report, with yields of principal crops left unchanged from previous reports. The USDA reported new crop corn ending stocks at 2.648 billion, mostly inline with trade expectations. According to Matthew Pot with Grain Perspectives, even China buying more corn on the heels… Read More

Grain markets ended this past week rather mixed as demand and weather are supporting some crops, but not others. Winter wheat prices continues to pressured by harvest accelerating, while spring wheat and canola found strength on some technical factors and dryness in Western Canada. Despite some favourable long-term temperature & rainfall forecasts for most of… Read More