Tag: Wayne Palmer

Canola Supplies Could Run Tight With Crushers Off to Strong Start

Canola supplies could be tight this year, as the market awaits Statistics Canada’s new crop production estimates on Tuesday (Dec. 6.) The canola number, which is expected to fall somewhere between 18.2 and 19.7 million tonnes, will have to be interpreted with the timing of StatsCan’s survey in mind. The agency surveyed farmers from Oct. 21… Read more »

Pricing Opportunities Expected, as Low Canadian Dollar Supports Canola Values — Canola Market Update with Wayne Palmer

The lower Canadian dollar continues to provide support to canola values in the face of large global oilseed supplies. “If you didn’t have this weakness in the value of the Canadian dollar, the price of canola would probably be $30 cheaper,” says Wayne Palmer, senior market coach with Agri-Trend Marketing and former floor trader in Winnipeg, in… Read more »

Are Markets Poised for a Post-Harvest Rally? A Review of StatsCan Numbers with Wayne Palmer

While corn, soybean and wheat markets are under pressure from heavy supplies, the outlook for the canola market is relatively tight. Canadian canola production for 2014 was pegged at 14.1 million metric tonnes in the Statistics Canada crop production report published Friday morning — a slight increase from the agency’s August estimates, but below the average… Read more »