Every market functions under supply and demand. To varying degrees, as demand increases, so do prices — if supply stays the same. If supply stays the same or grows but demand drops off, prices fall. It’s a simplified explanation and in the real world several factors play into the total demand, total supply, and the… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by UFA Cooperative! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Kevin Grier, of Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting, on food the price inflation blame-game; David Przednowek, CN Rail on the grain movement season to date; and, Hear an excerpt… Read More

Despite the rate of inflation slowing, food prices continue to tell a different story. The latest grocery report released by Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting lays out what’s behind the increasing cost of food, with little evidence that excessive profit-taking by grocers is the culprit. The blame game is certainly being played, says Kevin… Read More

Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Jon Driedger of LeftField Commodity Research, on the crop markets; Olly Peoples of Yield10 BioScience, on the potential for camelina as a fit on the Prairies and Plains; Kevin Grier of Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting, with an update on the pork… Read More

A surprising thing happened during the COVID-19 lockdown: grocery stores in Canada didn’t jack prices in comparison to their American counterparts. What’s more, the sales of certain items, such as beef, held very strong — much stronger than many anticipated. That demand helped offset the loss of sit-down dining demand. But as Kevin Grier of Kevin… Read More

 

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