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(PortOfThunderBay.com)

Canola shipments boost Thunder Bay port activity

MarketsFarm — Cargo movement through the Port of Thunder Bay is running ahead of the previous year’s pace, with some of the extra movement tied to increased canola exports to Europe, according to the latest data from the port authority. Total cargo movement in September of 1.1 million tonnes compares with the 919,386 tonnes reported




CBOT September 2019 corn with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Soy, corn, wheat firm ahead of USDA monthly data

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean, corn and wheat futures closed higher on Wednesday as traders adjusted positions a day before a monthly U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report in which analysts expect the government to lower its 2019 U.S. yield estimates for corn and soybeans. The report due on Thursday is drawing extra interest




(CanopyGrowth.com)

Big Weed hits up Europe hoping for expansion cash

Toronto/London | Reuters — A favorite of DIY stock pickers, Canadian cannabis firms are trying to bolster their institutional investor base by ramping up efforts to woo European funds as countries across the region approve marijuana for medical use. For some time companies including Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis and Tilray Inc. have been signing export



(Scott Bauer photo courtesy ARS/USDA)

U.S. grains: Soy, corn futures close firm

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures closed slightly firm on Thursday, supported by hopes that stepped-up exports to Europe would make up for business lost in a trade fight with China, traders said. Corn futures also settled in positive territory while wheat was mostly lower, weighed down by technical selling. Soybeans, corn and wheat