Grain markets closed mixed this past week as demand interest from China supported soybeans (and canola followed) while all other crop prices fell on expectations of bigger crops. In the June WASDE report, released on Thursday, the USDA showed the market weaker ethanol demand and a bigger U.S. winter wheat harvest. Supporting grain markets before… Read More

Durum wheat has historically been a profitable crop, for drier parts of the country and especially for farmers in the Palliser Triangle. Farmers are moving into durum cropping and the projected tonnage may increase to as high as six million tonnes, contrary to the projected drop in tonnage according to Statistics Canada. Neil Townsend, Senior… Read More