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Cattle still hitting auctions in numbers

Yet prices are staying relatively steady even in the face of the deliveries

Cattle sold at the major Manitoba auctions for the week ended Nov. 9 saw prices vary, with some dropping and others holding steady depending on the weight category. “Generally they’re fairly steady. That’s always a positive,” said Allan Munroe of Killarney Auction Mart in Killarney. Killarney’s Nov. 7 auction saw 700- to 800-lb. feeder steers […] Read more


Prairie wheat bids improve

U.S. futures gains drove the market on this side of the border too

Wheat bids in Western Canada were up for the week ended Nov. 2, with gains in the United States futures supporting on values. Average Canada Western Red Spring (13.5 per cent CWRS) wheat prices were steady to $4 per tonne higher, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points compiled by PDQ (Price and Data Quotes). […] Read more



Prairie spring wheat bids down with U.S. futures

Most wheat classes moved downwards over the past week

Wheat bids in Western Canada were down for the week ended Oct. 26 with losses in the United States futures weighing on values. Average Canada Western Red Spring (13.5 per cent CWRS) wheat prices were down $1 to $4 per tonne, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points compiled by PDQ (Price […] Read more


China/U.S. trade disruptions a big reason for canola, wheat price volatility

Farm Credit Canada releases new report regarding commodity prices

Prices for canola and wheat are volatile thanks to world trade tensions, including trade disruptions between China and the United States. The volatility is a cause for concern according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) new report, Navigating Trade Disruptions and Volatility, released Oct. 31. The price uncertainty can lead changes in the markets and if […] Read more