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  • Oil prices lifted by expected fall in U.S. inventories December 21, 2016
    Oil rose on Wednesday, driven by expectations for a decline in U.S. crude inventories and bringing price gains for December to 10 percent, which would be the strongest performance in the final month of the year in six years.Brent crude oil futures were up 32 cents on the day at $55.67 a barrel by 1217 […]
  • Gold correction getting complicated November 25, 2016
    Elliott Wave Analysis: GOLD Trading In A Higher Degree Complex CorrectionOn the daily chart of gold we see a bullish pattern; a five waves up from November 2015 low followed by a turn down from $1,375 that we believe is going to be a corrective move because of overlaps. Based on latest price data we […]
  • Corn's fundamental foundation June 2, 2016
    The performance of July soybean meal futures these past two months has been truly epic. The agricultural markets have had significant rallies in the past, but rarely has a single month of a single commodity staged such a significant solo performance.

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  • Will I be able to improve the grade of my grain by using gravity tables and colour sorters? February 6, 2017
    Gravity tables and colour sorters have been shown to be an effective way of sorting out fusarium-damaged kernels (FDK) if the grower has the time and money to spend on the method. Gravity tables remove kernels based on density and are effective at removing heavily infected seeds, but can also result in the loss of […]
    holly.derksen@gov.mb.ca
  • Economics & Agronomics – Crop Management Decisions Need Both! January 23, 2017
    It’s an obvious statement to say successful farm management decisions need both agronomic and economic considerations. Farmers weigh out input cost versus the benefit to yield and quality of grain before making the decisions to buy and use new or additional products.  Agronomy and economic crop management goes much beyond inputs. Consideration of crop rotation, […]
    Anastasia.Kubinec@gov.mb.ca