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

It’s been a wild week in the wheat markets, with lots of trading action and news stories driving the markets. Chaos, says Jon Driedger of Leftfield Commodities Research, is one way to describe it — starting off with last week’s United States Department of Agriculture report. “That was a friendly report for wheat. We go… Read More

Regina is on its way to becoming the canola crush hub of the country. The most recent canola crush announcement, made last week, includes a 1.1 million metric ton capacity plant, funded by AGT Foods and Federated Co-operatives Limited. While announcements have been fast and furious the last few years, Chuck Penner of LeftField Commodities… Read More

A Tuesday morning run up in the grain markets caught many market watchers by surprise. What’s at play so early in the growing season? Jon Driedger with Leftfield Commodity Research says that, yes, this really does seem to be a weather related rally for the most part, and that’s a bit of a surprise. Coming… Read More

This last week of March will see some new reports come in, as farmers begin to finalize seeding details both in Canada and the U.S. For today’s RealAg LIVE!, host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Jon Driedger of LeftField Commodity Research, to talk “wildcard” crops, canola acres, rotation decisions, the forecast, and intended corn and soybean… Read More

After enjoying a counter-seasonal rally in the grain markets, prices have started to drift lower. Farmers with crop left to price might be wondering — now what? To answer that question, we go to Jon Driedger of Leftfield Commodity Research. While there’s no ruling out a move to the upside, Driedger has a hint of… Read More

 

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