Marketing

A practical guide to grain contracts

Knowing what’s in your grain contract is just as important as knowing what’s not in your grain contract. With the goal of assisting growers in contract negotiation and interpretation, CCGA collected contracts from the major purchasers of grain and prepared this summary of common clauses used in grain marketing contracts.



Boost Your Grading Know How

The grade and dockage you receive for your canola directly affects your bottom line. Read Boost Your Grading Know-How to Benefit Your Bottom Line to help you get the most value for your crop.



MAFRD Grain Commentary

Manitoba Markets are now available through the internet in their entirety. This includes everything you would see in the print version – tables, charts and graphics.



ICE Futures Canada

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) operates leading regulated exchanges, trading platforms and clearing houses serving global markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index markets



Canadian Canola Growers Association Cash Advance Program

Cash Advance

The Canadian Canola Growers Association administers the Cash Advance Program.  This link takes you to there site which holds spring and fall program details, application forms and more. 



AAFC Market Outlook Report

The Market Outlook Report gives a world overview of a variety of different ag sectors including Canada’s canola sector.  The report includes overall situation outlook, major exporters, major importers, prices, major developments, and future outlooks.   



Cost of Production Calculator

Budget Guidelines and Guidelines for Estimating Costs of Production.  Topics include agri-energy, a variety of crops including forage, livestock operations and organics.  This calculator is provided by Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives.



Export Ready

Canada exports 90% of the canola we produce, and our global customers won’t accept anything less than squeaky-clean seed. Producing export quality canola starts with planting the best seed and managing it carefully. Importers are always on the lookout for unwanted residues, so follow these guidelines closely. Shipments that contain even the smallest amount of



Marketing Trend Charts

Charts – a pictorial history of markets – can be a powerful decision making tool. Patterns repeat. A seasoned analyst can tell a lot about what is likely to happen in a particular situation, based on chart patterns. Prairie Crop Charts is a subscription based chart service covering the major grain and special crops grown on