Weekly Crop Market Review - October 19, 2012

The next weekly will be published on Friday, October 26, 2012
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Oct 19/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  DEC12        N/A        N/A     250.00      +0.00
        -SASK  MAR13        N/A        N/A     253.00      +0.00
        -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     254.00      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  NOV12     617.40     594.00     611.90      +5.20
        -SASK  JAN13     617.00     593.00     610.60      +5.00
        -SASK  MAR13     615.00     591.80     609.10      +6.30
DURUM   -WPG   DEC12        N/A        N/A     312.40      +0.00
WHEAT   -WPG   MAR13        N/A        N/A     319.00      +0.00
        -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     323.00      +0.00
MILLING -WPG   DEC12        N/A        N/A     304.60      +7.20
WHEAT   -WPG   MAR13        N/A        N/A     314.10      +7.20
        -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     317.10      +7.20

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Oct 19/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   DEC12   8.85 1/2   8.40 1/4   8.72 1/2  +0.15 3/4
        -CBT   MAR13   8.97 1/4   8.53       8.83 3/4  +0.14 1/2
WHEAT   -MINN  DEC12   9.54 3/4   9.15       9.42 1/2  +0.18 1/4
        -MINN  MAR13   9.55       9.21 1/4   9.42 3/4  +0.12
WHEAT   -KANS  DEC12   9.19 3/4   8.75 1/2   9.08      +0.17 3/4
        -KANS  MAR13   9.31       8.89       9.19 1/2  +0.16
CORN    -CBT   DEC12   7.69       7.32 1/2   7.61 1/2  +0.08 3/4
        -CBT   MAR13   7.66 1/2   7.32 1/4   7.59 1/2  +0.06 3/4
OATS    -CBT   DEC12   4.04 1/2   3.84 1/2   3.94 1/4  +0.02 1/4
        -CBT   MAR13   4.05       3.88       3.98      +0.03
SOYBEAN -CBT   NOV12  15.55 3/4  14.85 3/4  15.34 1/4  +0.11 3/4
        -CBT   JAN13  15.57      14.84      15.36 1/2  +0.14 1/2
        -CBT   MAR13  15.28      14.57      15.09 1/4  +0.17 1/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   DEC12      52.47      49.41      51.58      +0.91
(/lb)  -CBT   JAN13      52.85      49.79      51.98      +0.93
SOYMEAL -CBT   DEC12     468.20     450.20     463.80      -1.40
($/ton) -CBT   JAN13     463.00     444.00     459.10      -0.40

FEEDMILL BIDS on Oct 15/2012 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       286.00-291.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       284.00-292.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       285.00-292.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       190.00-197.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       293.00-298.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       275.00-277.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       270.00-275.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       263.00-271.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       249.00-257.00
      -VERM                N/A       256.00-262.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       245.00-256.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       212.00-234.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Oct 17/2012
      -Meal (FOB)        312.11           325.88
      -Seed (DEL)        594.16           595.79


ELEVATOR BIDS on Oct 19/2012 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     266.56           262.71
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     181.71           174.86
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     221.17           220.82
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       546.82           551.15
CANOLA     -Red Deer     614.39           608.50

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Oct 18/2012
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           397.57     10.82      9.13
     FEED                         259.96      7.08      5.25
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    302.77      8.24      8.76
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 472.89      0.21      0.28
         #1 ESTON                 492.07      0.22      0.28
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                795.09      0.36      0.35
         #1 BROWN                 687.40      0.31      0.32
         #1 ORIENTAL              573.20      0.26      0.27

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Oct 18/2012
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    319.19   306.03   315.43   302.96     +4.1%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       368.04   355.66   356.20   343.49     +3.7%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           290.90   296.00   297.43   252.02    +18.0%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     217.13   215.77   215.82   207.49     +4.0%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          562.92   561.35   607.49   494.95    +22.7%
EXCH RATE Oct 18/2012: US$ in CANADA$  .9849  CANADA$ IN US$ 1.0153
* #1CWRS VANCOUVER 13.5% PROTEIN

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Oct 14/2012
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #11   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    181.1   2,750.1   2,376.2    +15.7%     +7.3%
 DURUM             119.6     931.9     537.0    +73.5%     -1.7%
 BARLEY              6.8     217.9     122.3    +78.2%    +41.7%
 OATS               16.2     297.4     338.0    -12.0%    +10.4%
 PEAS               40.6     490.9     534.0     -8.1%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED             .1      22.9      50.1    -54.3%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            164.9   1,557.4   1,590.9     -2.1%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Oct 17/2012
 CANOLA CRUSH      147.9   1,573.6   1,348.1    +16.7%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Oct 11/2012
 WHEAT             190.6  10,234.5  11,529.5    -11.2%     +9.5%
 BARLEY             N/A       97.2     117.0    -16.9%    +11.1%
 CORN              437.8   2,978.9   4,200.0    -29.1%    -25.5%
 SOYBEANS        1,573.7   4,912.5   3,117.5    +57.6%     -7.0%

NOPA SOYBEAN Month Ending: Aug 31/2012
 SOYBEAN CRUSH   3,395.7  44,202.3  42,896.3     +3.0%     -9.6%
* From Canadian Grain Commission Calendar