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  1. Greig: Late spring planting means more soybeans in Ontario

    05.26 / 22:15 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Ontario farmers are stopped across most of the province as consistently wet weather holds up planting and pushes farmers to plant more soybeans instead of corn. Significantly higher than normal rain in southern Ontario and record rainfall between Toronto and Ottawa mean that near the end of May, corn planting…
  2. Path of Manitoba PED infections tough to track

    05.26 / 21:31 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Officials investigating a recent spate of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) cases in southeastern Manitoba hog barns aren’t yet seeing a clear picture of how the virus is spreading from site to site. The province’s chief veterinary officer on Thursday confirmed positive tests for PED at a finisher operation in the…
  3. U.S. livestock: Bearish USDA report rattles CME live cattle

    05.26 / 20:48 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Friday finished sharply lower, hit by fund liquidation and the morning’s bearish U.S. Department of Agriculture Cattle on Feed report, said traders. The report showed the number of cattle placed in feedlots in April hit a 14-year high for…
  4. Glencore seen paying up to US$6 billion in possible Bunge deal

    05.26 / 20:27 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    London | Reuters –– Miner and trader Glencore may pay up to US$6 billion in cash in a possible tie-up with U.S. grains trader Bunge based on current valuations, Moody’s ratings agency said on Friday, but said it did not expect an outright acquisition. Glencore said this week it had…
  5. U.S. grains: Soy slips to 13-month low

    05.26 / 20:05 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell to a 13-month low on Friday while corn and wheat each gained more than one per cent on spreading and position squaring ahead of a three-day weekend, traders and analysts said. Some traders sold soybeans and bought corn as wet weather in…
  6. U.S. April feedlot cattle placements jump to 14-year high

    05.26 / 20:05 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — Ranchers placed 11 per cent more cattle in feedlots in April than a year earlier, the most for the month in 14 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported on Friday, beating average forecasts. Higher cattle prices paid by packers last month enhanced profits for feedlots,…
  7. Stats from 2016 show uptick in net farm income

    05.26 / 01:51 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Statistics show slightly lower costs for fertilizer, fuel and cattle and calf purchases in 2016, against higher crop sales and program payments, led to a rise in realized net farm income last year. Statistics Canada on Wednesday released data showing Canadian producers’ realized net farm income — the difference between…
  8. U.S. livestock: Funds, bargain buying rally live cattle

    05.26 / 00:35 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle on Thursday reversed some of their recent losses, stirred by fund buying and bargain hunting as the U.S. Memorial Day holiday approaches, said traders. They said futures’ discounts to this week’s cash prices attracted would-be buyers. June closed 1.8 cents/lb. higher…
  9. JBS shares soar as speculation mounts over crisis fallout

    05.25 / 22:14 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Cuiaba, Brazil | Reuters — Shares in JBS SA , the world’s largest meatpacker, spiked on Thursday as speculation mounted over its strategy for weathering the fallout from a corruption scandal centered on its owners. The stock closed 23 per cent higher, approaching levels last seen before the graft scandal…
  10. U.S. grains: Soybeans fall on oil drop

    05.25 / 21:50 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell to a 1-1/2-month low on Thursday, pressured by a sharp drop in crude oil prices, traders said. Corn futures also weakened, with investors beating down early rally attempts due to ample global supplies and signs of poor export demand. Wheat futures were…
  11. Western Prairies cool down

    05.25 / 21:23 www.agcanada.com Agcanada.com - Agriculture 
    A cooler, wetter spell pushed in on the western Prairies Wednesday, with highs reaching 12 C around Vegreville, 16 C around Calgary and Grande Prairie, 17 C around Kindersley and Nipawin, 19 C around Prince Albert and Estevan, 20 C around Edmonton, Winnipeg, Brandon and Medicine Hat and 25 C…