Weekly Crop Market Review - December 14, 2012

The next weekly will be published on Friday, December 21, 2012
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Dec 14/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  MAR13        N/A        N/A     248.00      +0.00
        -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     249.00      +0.00
        -SASK  JUL13        N/A        N/A     249.50      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  JAN13     600.20     585.50     598.00      -0.60
        -SASK  MAR13     597.00     582.20     594.50      -0.60
        -SASK  MAY13     595.90     580.40     593.60      +0.30
DURUM   -WPG   MAR13        N/A        N/A     312.40      -3.60
WHEAT   -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     316.40      -3.60
        -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     319.40      -3.60
MILLING -WPG   MAR13     292.10     289.70     290.50     -11.20
WHEAT   -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     293.50     -11.20
        -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     295.50     -11.20

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Dec 14/2012
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAR13   8.62 1/2   8.01 1/2   8.14      -0.47
        -CBT   MAY13   8.71       8.14 1/4   8.26 1/4  -0.44
WHEAT   -MINN  MAR13   9.34 1/4   8.98 1/2   9.03      -0.31
        -MINN  MAY13   9.44       9.09 1/2   9.14      -0.28 3/4
WHEAT   -KANS  MAR13   9.11 3/4   8.58 1/2   8.64 1/4  -0.45 1/2
        -KANS  MAY13   9.20 1/4   8.69 1/2   8.74 1/4  -0.45 1/4
CORN    -CBT   MAR13   7.36 1/4   7.15       7.30 3/4  -0.06 1/2
        -CBT   MAY13   7.38 1/4   7.18 1/2   7.33 3/4  -0.05 1/2
OATS    -CBT   MAR13   3.95       3.80 1/4   3.89 3/4  -0.01 1/2
        -CBT   MAY13   4.00       3.85 3/4   3.95 1/4  +0.00 1/2
SOYBEAN -CBT   JAN13  14.97      14.53      14.96      +0.23 3/4
        -CBT   MAR13  14.92 1/2  14.52 1/2  14.91 1/2  +0.19 1/2
        -CBT   MAY13  14.72 1/2  14.38      14.71 1/2  +0.18 1/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   JAN13      51.26      48.90      49.99      -1.14
(/lb)  -CBT   MAR13      51.74      49.37      50.42      -1.20
SOYMEAL -CBT   JAN13     460.30     436.00     457.70     +14.80
($/ton) -CBT   MAR13     455.50     431.30     453.60     +15.70

FEEDMILL BIDS on Dec 10/2012 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       302.00-306.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       302.00-308.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       300.00-306.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       182.00-194.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       325.00-332.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       277.00-279.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       269.00-272.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       268.00-272.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       262.00-270.00
      -VERM                N/A       260.00-264.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       256.00-261.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       230.00-236.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Dec 12/2012
      -Meal (FOB)        334.90           331.65
      -Seed (DEL)        581.12           597.99


ELEVATOR BIDS on Dec 14/2012 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     287.40           288.32
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     194.15           193.26
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     235.73           235.73
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       569.65           569.65
CANOLA     -Red Deer     598.69           603.01

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Dec 13/2012
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           506.70     13.79      8.84
     FEED                         273.74      7.45      5.16
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    309.02      8.41      8.63
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 447.76      0.20      0.26
         #1 ESTON                 477.41      0.22      0.27
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                851.53      0.39      0.36
         #1 BROWN                 728.40      0.33      0.32
         #1 ORIENTAL              587.53      0.27      0.25

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Dec 13/2012
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    308.30   322.65   318.60   302.96     +5.2%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       352.99   365.63   362.89   343.49     +5.6%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           281.18   294.00   294.37   252.02    +16.8%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     217.11   213.04   216.40   207.49     +4.3%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          541.51   548.71   583.15   494.95    +17.8%
EXCH RATE Dec 13/2012: US$ in CANADA$  .9848  CANADA$ IN US$ 1.0154
* #1CWRS VANCOUVER 13.5% PROTEIN

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Dec 09/2012
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #19   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    242.7   4,589.5   4,858.9     -5.5%     +7.3%
 DURUM              64.5   1,734.2   1,377.6    +25.9%     -1.7%
 BARLEY             34.5     686.2     455.8    +50.5%    +41.7%
 OATS                9.5     481.5     579.0    -16.8%    +10.4%
 PEAS               10.1     700.5     904.1    -22.5%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED           22.9      82.8      96.2    -13.9%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            172.8   3,002.6   3,296.5     -8.9%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Dec 12/2012
 CANOLA CRUSH      145.3   2,719.3   2,404.6    +13.1%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Dec 06/2012
 WHEAT             379.3  12,938.1  14,979.3    -13.6%     N/A
 BARLEY             N/A      121.2     122.1     -0.7%    +11.1%
 CORN              199.7   5,515.1  11,127.0    -50.4%    -25.5%
 SOYBEANS        1,269.1  17,634.1  12,493.9    +41.1%     -1.2%

NOPA SOYBEAN Month Ending: Oct 31/2012
 SOYBEAN CRUSH   4,178.5   7,437.1   6,844.4     +8.7%     -7.8%
* From Canadian Grain Commission Calendar