Weekly Crop Market Review - August 17, 2012

The next weekly will be published on Friday, August 24, 2012
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Aug 17/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  OCT12        N/A        N/A     264.50      +0.00
        -SASK  DEC12        N/A        N/A     269.50      +0.00
        -SASK  MAR13        N/A        N/A     272.50      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  NOV12     617.00     599.60     608.10      -9.00
        -SASK  JAN13     620.50     605.00     612.40      -9.10
        -SASK  MAR13     620.90     607.30     614.30      -7.80
DURUM   -WPG   OCT12        N/A        N/A     299.20      -9.80
WHEAT   -WPG   DEC12        N/A        N/A     303.70      -9.80
        -WPG   MAR13        N/A        N/A     310.30      -9.80
MILLING -WPG   OCT12        N/A        N/A     293.00     -10.40
WHEAT   -WPG   DEC12     300.00     298.00     298.60     -10.40
        -WPG   MAR13        N/A        N/A     308.60     -10.40

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Aug 17/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   SEP12   8.85 1/4   8.38 1/4   8.74 1/2  -0.10 3/4
        -CBT   DEC12   9.01 1/4   8.57 1/4   8.94 1/2  -0.06 3/4
WHEAT   -MINN  SEP12   9.37 3/4   9.00 1/2   9.27 1/2  -0.08
        -MINN  DEC12   9.49 1/4   9.12       9.40      -0.05 3/4
WHEAT   -KANS  SEP12   8.93       8.49 1/4   8.85 1/2  -0.07 1/2
        -KANS  DEC12   9.17       8.74 1/4   9.09 3/4  -0.07 1/2
CORN    -CBT   SEP12   8.04 1/2   7.76 3/4   7.98 1/2  -0.01 1/2
        -CBT   DEC12   8.13 3/4   7.86       8.07 1/4  -0.02
OATS    -CBT   SEP12   3.88 1/2   3.65 1/4   3.83 3/4  -0.04 1/2
        -CBT   DEC12   3.87 1/2   3.65       3.83 3/4  -0.01
SOYBEAN -CBT   SEP12  16.79 1/2  16.10 1/4  16.71      -0.02 1/4
        -CBT   NOV12  16.52      15.87      16.45 3/4  +0.02
        -CBT   JAN13  16.43 3/4  15.81 1/4  16.37      +0.01 1/2
SOYOIL  -CBT   SEP12      53.85      52.68      53.11      -0.67
(/lb)  -CBT   OCT12      54.07      52.85      53.32      -0.67
SOYMEAL -CBT   SEP12     526.00     499.50     522.70      +1.60
($/ton) -CBT   OCT12     509.80     481.60     509.70      +6.30

FEEDMILL BIDS on Aug 13/2012 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       274.00-283.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       286.00-296.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       286.00-295.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       184.00-190.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       274.00-290.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       250.00-262.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       250.00-255.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       255.00-261.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       243.00-255.00
      -VERM                N/A       238.00-245.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       235.00-243.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       204.00-220.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Aug 15/2012
      -Meal (FOB)        428.84           409.54
      -Seed (DEL)        594.99           600.20


ELEVATOR BIDS on Aug 17/2012 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     230.07           245.54
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     175.15             N/A
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer       N/A            215.78
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       513.36           513.36
CANOLA     -Red Deer     587.48           600.15

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Aug 16/2012
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           353.11      9.61      8.05
     FEED                         172.51      4.70      4.16
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    312.14      8.50      8.49
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 439.49      0.20      0.30
         #1 ESTON                 513.23      0.23      0.30
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                779.88      0.35      0.31
         #1 BROWN                 685.97      0.31      0.31
         #1 ORIENTAL              570.44      0.26      0.28

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Aug 16/2012
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    311.25   311.28   316.63   302.96     +4.5%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       351.86     N/A    351.86   343.49     +2.4%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           301.92   315.65   309.41   252.02    +22.8%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     211.00   212.14   213.77   207.49     +3.0%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          619.15   599.14   615.99   494.95    +24.5%
EXCH RATE Aug 16/2012: US$ in CANADA$  .9867  CANADA$ IN US$ 1.0135
* #1CWRS VANCOUVER 13.5% PROTEIN

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Aug 12/2012
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            # 2   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    378.2     378.2     515.4    -26.6%     N/A
 DURUM              78.1      78.1     117.6    -33.6%     N/A
 BARLEY             13.4      13.4        .9  +1388.9%     N/A
 OATS               50.4      50.4      23.1   +118.2%     N/A
 PEAS                 .4        .4      73.2    -99.5%     N/A
 FLAXSEED            3.9       3.9       3.6     +8.3%     N/A
 CANOLA            250.3     250.3     168.5    +48.5%     N/A

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Aug 15/2012
 CANOLA CRUSH      122.7     375.1     348.1     +7.8%     N/A

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Aug 09/2012
 WHEAT             604.3   5,181.7   6,364.5    -18.6%    +14.3%
 BARLEY             N/A        1.6      60.8    -97.4%    +11.1%
 CORN              565.8  36,879.1  43,371.6    -15.0%    -15.5%
 SOYBEANS          427.2  35,681.7  39,795.6    -10.3%    -10.1%

NOPA SOYBEAN Month Ending: Jun 30/2012
 SOYBEAN CRUSH   3,651.1  37,067.7  36,317.8     +2.1%     +2.5%
* From Canadian Grain Commission Calendar