If you have heard us say it once, you will hear us say it again: the crop conditions in Western Canada are quite variable. Surprisingly, though, at Ag In Motion last week farmers repeatedly told us that crop conditions were better than you might expect. This week, Farmlink Marketing Solutions staff and third-party field scouts… Read More

Record production and big supplies continue to weigh on grain markets, and yet, corn and soybean futures have remained relatively strong, and even trended higher, since fall. “There’s definitely been a shift in the narrative, from an outside fund, speculative money perspective,” explains Jon Driedger of FarmLink Marketing Solutions in this market conversation. Driedger joined Shaun… Read More

Soggy conditions have slowed harvest progress in much of Western Canada, as untimely showers have hampered crop quality and left combines standing still (or stuck). And the days when harvest equipment has been rolling have not been easy in many areas. It’s a similar story in the futures markets, as bearish supplies are making it tough for sustained… Read More