Higher Grower Bids Seen For Chickpeas

PANAMA - Oct 13/17 - SNS -- In its latest monthly review of Canadian chickpeas Agriculture Canada's market analysis branch in Winnipeg updated its production forecast for the 2017-18 marketing year to includes Statistics Canada's production estimates and increasede forecast grower bids for the coming season.

It reports production could reach 81,000 MT from 58,000 hectares, compared to 82,000 MT from 68,000 hectares last year.

Agriculture Canada forecasts exports will reach 85,000 MT in 2017-18, compared to a forecast 108,000 last season and 152,000 MT the previous marketing year. Domestic use is forecast at 6,000 MT in the coming marketing year, versus 16,000 last season.


Smaller Mustard Seed Crop

PANAMA - Oct 13/17 - SNS -- In its latest monthly review of Canadian mustard seed Agriculture Canada's market analysis branch in Winnipeg updated its production forecast for the 2017-18 marketing year to includes Statistics Canada's production estimates.

It reports production could reach 115,000 MT from 164,000 hectares, compared to 236,000 MT from 212,000 hectares last year.

Agriculture Canada forecasts exports will reach 125,000 MT in 2017-18, compared to 124,000 last season and 113,000 MT the previous marketing year. Domestic use is forecast at 46,000 MT in the coming marketing year, versus 47,000 last season.

U.S. Diesel Fuel Cost Survey

WASHINGTON - Oct 19/17 - SNS -- The weekly diesel price provides a proxy for trends in U.S. truck rates…

U.S. Diesel Fuel Cost Survey

WASHINGTON - Oct 12/17 - SNS -- The weekly diesel price provides a proxy for trends in U.S. truck rates…

Steep Drop in Sunflower Output

WASHINGTON - Oct 12/17 - SNS -- This year's sunflower harvest will likely be down 32% from last year…