Weekly Crop Market Review - April 27, 2012

The next weekly will be published on Friday, May 4, 2012
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Apr 27/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -LETH  MAY12        N/A        N/A     242.00      +7.00
        -LETH  JUL12        N/A        N/A     237.00      +2.00
        -LETH  OCT12        N/A        N/A     277.50      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  MAY12     665.90     619.90     647.30     +25.10
        -SASK  JUL12     648.00     613.30     638.80     +22.60
        -SASK  OCT12        N/A        N/A     252.00      -5.00

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Apr 27/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY12   6.46       6.14 1/4   6.42 1/4  +0.26 1/2
        -CBT   JUL12   6.55 1/2   6.21 1/4   6.50      +0.27
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY12   7.99 1/2   7.65 3/4   7.74      -0.17
        -MINN  JUL12   8.00 3/4   7.70 1/2   7.78 3/4  -0.15 1/2
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY12   6.55       6.26       6.46 1/2  +0.20 1/2
        -KANS  JUL12   6.66 3/4   6.35       6.59      +0.23 1/2
CORN    -CBT   MAY12   6.55 1/2   6.09 3/4   6.53      +0.40 1/2
        -CBT   JUL12   6.29 1/2   5.99       6.25 1/2  +0.22 1/2
OATS    -CBT   MAY12   3.43 1/2   3.19       3.35 3/4  +0.13 1/2
        -CBT   JUL12   3.47       3.22       3.41 3/4  +0.17 1/2
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY12  15.09      14.33 3/4  14.96 3/4  +0.50
        -CBT   JUL12  15.06 3/4  14.37 3/4  14.93 1/2  +0.44
        -CBT   AUG12  14.77 3/4  14.25 1/2  14.66 3/4  +0.29 1/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY12      55.95      54.94      55.18      -0.65
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL12      56.36      55.33      55.53      -0.75
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY12     430.20     399.80     427.40     +21.40
($/ton) -CBT   JUL12     431.90     403.40     428.40     +18.50

FEEDMILL BIDS on Apr 23/2012 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       240.00-243.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       230.00-236.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       230.00-235.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       152.00-166.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       248.00-257.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       247.00-255.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       234.00-243.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       235.00-241.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       228.00-234.00
      -VERM                N/A       227.00-230.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       222.00-230.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       182.00-188.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Apr 25/2012
      -Meal (FOB)        321.53           296.79
      -Seed (DEL)        637.87           616.80

ELEVATOR BIDS on Apr 27/2012 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     206.36           208.86
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     158.42           159.51
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     215.90           213.90
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       573.59           563.36
CANOLA     -Red Deer     656.84           629.14

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Apr 26/2012
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           364.87      9.93      7.42
     FEED                         189.41      5.16      4.13
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    320.96      8.73      7.13
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 553.14      0.25      0.35
         #1 ESTON                 661.38      0.30      0.29
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                774.37      0.35      0.33
         #1 BROWN                 654.99      0.30      0.28
         #1 ORIENTAL              553.91      0.25      0.27

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Apr 26/2012
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -CWB #1CWRS ST LAW      N/A      N/A    400.92   417.33     -3.9%
      -CWB #1CWRS VANC*       N/A      N/A      N/A    413.88     N/A
      -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    277.68   287.06   303.95   334.17     -9.0%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       322.87   334.96   345.64   378.41     -8.7%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           236.89   237.43   248.63   231.77     +7.3%
BARLEY-#2 PORTLAND            N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A
      -#2FD GREAT FALLS     194.16   172.23   207.60   181.75    +14.2%
      -#2 STOCKTON            N/A      N/A      N/A    292.88     N/A
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          537.91   519.90   471.27   470.24     +0.2%
EXCH RATE Apr 26/2012: US$ in CANADA$  .9840  CANADA$ IN US$ 1.0163
* #1CWRS VANCOUVER 13.5% PROTEIN

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Apr 22/2012
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #38   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    244.0  10,033.9   8,450.0    +18.7%    +15.0%
 DURUM             211.7   2,681.3   2,474.9     +8.3%     +3.9%
 BARLEY             54.7     968.5   1,116.3    -13.2%    -19.8%
 OATS               17.4     930.5     802.0    +16.0%    +12.0%
 PEAS               21.0   1,271.1   1,963.0    -35.2%    -33.6%
 FLAXSEED             .1     181.7     243.2    -25.3%    -25.7%
 CANOLA            163.6   6,914.2   5,203.3    +32.9%     +5.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Apr 25/2012
 CANOLA CRUSH      149.1   5,107.5   4,408.4    +15.9%    +12.5%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Apr 19/2012
 WHEAT             663.8  24,372.0  29,764.9    -18.1%    -22.4%
 BARLEY             N/A      138.2     116.2    +18.9%    +25.0%
 CORN              746.4  26,749.0  28,519.1     -6.2%     -7.4%
 SOYBEANS          326.7  29,199.1  36,753.9    -20.6%    -14.1%

NOPA SOYBEAN Month Ending: Feb 29/2012
 SOYBEAN CRUSH   3,710.8  22,244.5  22,880.0     -2.8%     -1.1%
* From Canadian Grain Commission Calendar