Weekly Crop Market Review - March 1, 2013

The next weekly will be published on Friday, March 8, 2013
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Mar 01/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     242.50      +0.00
        -SASK  JUL13        N/A        N/A     243.00      +0.00
        -SASK  OCT13        N/A        N/A     243.00      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  MAY13     629.10     603.40     617.60      -3.80
        -SASK  JUL13     620.00     596.80     609.40      -0.40
        -SASK  NOV13     569.70     557.00     561.30      -2.30
DURUM   -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     311.00      +0.00
WHEAT   -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     314.00      +0.00
        -WPG   OCT13        N/A        N/A     299.30      +0.00
MILLING -WPG   MAY13        N/A        N/A     294.00      +0.00
WHEAT   -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     296.00      +0.00
        -WPG   OCT13        N/A        N/A     296.00      +0.00

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Mar 01/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY13   7.26 3/4   6.97 3/4   7.20 1/2  +0.01 3/4
        -CBT   JUL13   7.28       7.02 1/2   7.22 1/4  -0.01 1/4
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY13   8.15       7.93       8.05 1/4  -0.06 3/4
        -MINN  JUL13   8.21 1/4   8.00 3/4   8.09 3/4  -0.09 3/4
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY13   7.62       7.32 3/4   7.56      -0.03 1/2
        -KANS  JUL13   7.69 1/2   7.40 1/4   7.61      -0.06 1/2
CORN    -CBT   MAY13   7.09 3/4   6.80 3/4   7.08 1/2  +0.24 1/4
        -CBT   JUL13   6.89 3/4   6.67 1/2   6.87      +0.15 1/4
OATS    -CBT   MAY13   3.90 3/4   3.58 1/4   3.79 3/4  -0.05 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13   3.84 3/4   3.56       3.72 1/4  -0.09
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY13  14.67 3/4  14.20 1/2  14.43 1/2  -0.00 1/4
        -CBT   JUL13  14.49 3/4  14.05 1/2  14.27 1/4  -0.01 3/4
        -CBT   AUG13  14.04 1/4  13.68 1/4  13.88      -0.01 1/2
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY13      50.75      48.67      49.67      -1.06
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL13      51.05      48.97      49.94      -1.08
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY13     440.80     420.00     429.30      +2.90
($/ton) -CBT   JUL13     434.30     413.80     423.90      +3.60

FEEDMILL BIDS on Feb 25/2013 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       297.00-305.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       295.00-305.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       293.00-300.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       191.00-204.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       312.00-319.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       280.00-284.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       276.00-281.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       276.00-280.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       268.00-272.00
      -VERM                N/A       260.00-265.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       260.00-264.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       210.00-220.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Feb 27/2013
      -Meal (FOB)        341.48           349.56
      -Seed (DEL)        632.11           639.93


ELEVATOR BIDS (CND $/TONNE) on Feb 28/2013
                HIGH       LOW   AVERAGE    CHANGE
*CWRS         291.85    276.40    285.58     +0.00
**CPS         275.00    234.76    260.85     +0.00

* #1/2 Canada Western Red Spring Wheat, 13% or higher protein
** #1/2 Canada Prairie Spring Wheat, 10.5% or higher protein


ELEVATOR BIDS on Mar 01/2013 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     272.05           276.28
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     214.73           208.94
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     248.34           250.84
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       590.52           576.74
CANOLA     -Red Deer     618.16           628.40

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Feb 28/2013
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           575.41     15.66      8.61
     FEED                         275.03      7.48      5.11
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    321.69      8.76      8.50
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 446.43      0.20      0.25
         #1 ESTON                 490.53      0.22      0.27
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                860.57      0.39      0.36
         #1 BROWN                 765.22      0.35      0.30
         #1 ORIENTAL              609.02      0.28      0.24

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Feb 28/2013
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    312.66   297.20   311.07   302.96     +2.7%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       353.40   346.42   354.61   343.49     +3.2%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           296.01   284.24   291.14   252.02    +15.5%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     216.02   213.36   213.86   207.49     +3.1%
      -#2 TULARE            341.08   345.86   340.04   313.29     +8.5%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          567.04   568.85   567.27   494.95    +14.6%
EXCH RATE Feb 28/2013: US$ in CANADA$ 1.0314  CANADA$ IN US$ 0.9696

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Feb 24/2013
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #30   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    263.8   7,699.8   7,686.4     +0.2%     +7.3%
 DURUM              29.6   2,553.8   2,064.1    +23.7%     +6.7%
 BARLEY             75.7     978.3     723.7    +35.2%     +8.3%
 OATS                8.9     688.6     779.4    -11.6%    -20.2%
 PEAS                9.5   1,022.9   1,128.9     -9.4%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED            2.9     162.5     129.2    +25.8%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            175.3   4,594.4   5,519.8    -16.8%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Feb 27/2013
 CANOLA CRUSH      138.2   4,060.5   3,930.4     +3.3%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Feb 21/2013
 WHEAT             576.1  18,185.2  19,767.5     -8.0%     N/A
 BARLEY             N/A      122.3     128.2     -4.6%     N/A
 CORN              293.8   8,846.0  20,445.9    -56.7%    -41.7%
 SOYBEANS          742.5  30,114.9  23,819.4    +26.4%     -1.2%

NOPA SOYBEAN Month Ending: Dec 31/2012
 SOYBEAN CRUSH   4,351.7  16,070.0  14,647.0     +9.7%     -5.2%

* From Canadian Grain Commission Calendar