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U.S. September cattle placements surge

Chicago | Reuters — Ranchers in September drove 13.5 per cent more cattle into U.S. feedlots than the same month a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported on Friday. The result topped analysts’ average forecasts and hit its highest level for the month in six years. “The good news for the consumer is […] Read more



Canadian Financial Close: C$ drops with poor retail sales

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 20 – The Canadian dollar suffered solid losses against its US counterpart on Friday, feeling the effects of bearish retail sales and inflation reports. Both reports missed analysts’ estimates, which sent the loonie reeling. Losses in gold bullion contributed to the downside. However, gains in crude oil and […] Read more



Feed Grains: Ukrainian winter wheat planting drawing to an end

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, October 20. Prices for feed barley in Manitoba are up 15 cents, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids are listed at C$3.40 to $3.55 per bushel. Oat prices […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola rises in heavy spread trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Oct. 20 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts settled higher on Friday, with intermonth spreading accounting for the bulk of the trade volume as participants exited the front month. In the outright trade, improving crush margins provided some support. The Canadian dollar was down sharply […] Read more


Pulse Report: AGT Foods Australia wins agribusiness award

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, October 20 (CNS) – AGT Foods Australia has won the national award for agribusiness at the Premier of Queensland Export Awards. The award honoured the contribution AGT has made to the agricultural export industry in Australia. AGT exports lentils, chickpeas, yellow peas, fababeans and broad beans from Australia. Fababean […] Read more



ICE canola rises as crush margins improve

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 20 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger at midday Friday, as crush margins showed some improvement. The Canadian dollar was down sharply relative to its U.S. counterpart, while Chicago Board of Trade soyoil moved higher. That combination gave crush margins a boost, […] Read more

ICE Canola Firms with Currency Action

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, October 20 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were higher on Friday, taking strength from action in the Canadian currency. The Canadian dollar was lower relative to its US counterpart, which made canola more attractive to out-of-country buyers. Gains in U.S. soybeans, European rapeseed […] Read more