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ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $5.80 higher $470.00; Nov. ’16 $6.40 higher $483.30; Jan. ’17 $7.50 higher $490.10; March ’17 $7.50 higher $495.90; May ’17 $7.50 higher $500.40; July ’17 $8.50 higher $504.90; Nov. ’17 $8.50 higher $503.80; Jan. ’18 $8.50…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $9.00 lower $464.20; Nov. ’16 $8.30 lower $476.90; Jan. ’17 $8.30 lower $482.60; March ’17 $7.30 lower $488.40; May ’17 $6.30 lower $492.90; July ’17 $5.80 lower $496.40; Nov. ’17 $6.00 lower $495.30; Jan. ’18 $6.00…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $6.80 lower $473.20; Nov. ’16 $5.70 lower $485.20; Jan. ’17 $6.40 lower $490.90; March ’17 $5.80 lower $495.70; May ’17 $5.30 lower $499.20; July ’17 $4.80 lower $502.20; Nov. ’17 $6.40 lower 501.30; Jan. ’18 $6.20…

ICE Futures Canada prices mostly higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $3.90 lower $480.00; Nov. ’16 $2.70 lower $490.90; Jan. ’17 $1.50 lower $497.30; March ’17 $0.30 lower $501.50; May ’17 $0.80 higher $504.50; July ’17 $2.00 higher $507.00; Nov. ’17 $6.70 higher 507.70; Jan. ’18 $6.70…

New $15M research farm for Saskatchewan

REGINA – Grain-handling giant Richardson International has announced plans to create a $15-million research farm in Saskatchewan.It says Bennett Farm will help put the latest seed varieties, crop input products and equipment to the test in real growing conditions.The 180-hectare demonstration farm and training centre…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $15.00 lower $483.90; Nov. ’16 $13.80 lower $493.60; Jan. ’17 $13.90 lower $498.80; March ’17 $13.20 lower $501.80; May ’17 $13.10 lower $503.70; July ’17 $13.30 lower $505.00; Nov. ’17 $5.40 lower 501.00; Jan. ’18 $5.40…

Olymel investing $25 million on expansion

SAINT-ESPRIT, Que. – Olymel is investing more than $25 million to expand its hog slaughterhouse and processing facility north of Montreal.The project will increase the operation’s capacity by a third to 40,000 hogs per week.Up to 200 jobs will be added to the 810 workers…

Dos and don’ts of shopping at farmers markets

TORONTO – Farmers markets might be intimidating for those used to whipping around large supermarkets with a list in hand.But most shoppers become hooked by the array of the freshest food available and the chance to discuss with the actual producers where it came from.”It’s…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $11.60 lower $498.90; Nov. ’16 $10.70 lower $507.40; Jan. ’17 $10.40 lower $512.70; March ’17 $9.70 lower $515.00; May ’17 $9.70 lower $516.80; July ’17 $9.70 lower $518.30; Nov. ’17 $6.70 lower 506.40; Jan. ’18 $5.60…