Statistics Canada released its updated acreage estimates for 2021 on Tuesday morning, most of which were in line with expectations. Most notably, StatsCan boosted its canola acreage estimate to 22.48 million acres, up from 21.53 million in its April acreage report. Year-over-year, that’s an 8.2 per cent increase in canola acres, largely driven by strong… Read More

It’s no secret the canola crush plant industry has been expanding in Western Canada, and as the biofuel industry continues its climb, it’s something we will likely continue to see. Brian Voth, founder of IntelliFarm, says that as demand rises across the market — and he’ll argue demand is never a bad thing — it… Read More

Whether you are buying or selling on the feed market side, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed prices skyrocketing. Between a lack of U.S. corn, and corn availability coming into Canada, the price has been driven upwards. Brian Voth of IntelliFarm Inc. says the lack of supply has followed economics 101, and has driven up the… Read More

Mice, flax, a birthday, and what’s supposed to be the sole topic of today’s conversation: markets. There’s a lot to cover in market talk lately. Making the markets make sense with Kara Oosterhuis for today’s RealAg LIVE! is Brian Voth of IntelliFARM Inc. RealAg LIVE! streams every weekday at 3 pm E on Youtube, Facebook,… Read More

If you’ve been watching the feed market, it’s been quite fascinating to say the least. Despite reaching record levels of production of barley in 2020, we are seeing feed barley as high as $6 in Southern Alberta. The numbers we are seeing are in the range of 50 cents higher than malt prices, and feed… Read More