By John DePutter & Dave Milne – Oct. 16, 2018
“Brazilian farmers are planting the new soy crop at a record pace, reaching 20 percent of the projected area by Thursday, consultancy AgRural said on Monday.”
-Reuters, Oct. 15, 2018
What it means:
The impact on Chicago soybean futures may be negligible or even non-existent for now, but don’t go to sleep on it – Brazil is a major market factor.
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – October 3, 2018
The new North American trade deal struck on Sunday may open the door for the Bank of Canada to pick up the pace of interest rates hikes.”
– The Financial Post, Oct. 1, 2018
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 27, 2018
“No financial aid package is in the works for Canada’s livestock sector, Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says — despite pleas from producer groups who warn plummeting prices are forcing producers out of business.”
– iPolitics, Sept. 17, 2018
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 18, 2018
Drier-than-normal conditions for southern Alberta highlight an otherwise mostly benign fall weather forecast for much of Canada.
– Syngenta website story, Sept. 17, 2018.
The News & What it Means – Crashing Hog Prices: It was Always Going to Happen
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 11, 2018
“Price crash takes hog producers by surprise.”
– The Western Producer, Aug. 30, 2018