Weekly Crop Market Review - March 8, 2013

The next weekly will be published on Friday, March 15, 2013
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Mar 08/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     243.00      +0.50
        -SASK  JUL13        N/A        N/A     243.50      +0.50
        -SASK  OCT13        N/A        N/A     243.50      +0.50
CANOLA  -SASK  MAY13     636.70     616.90     627.80     +10.20
        -SASK  JUL13     626.10     608.10     616.60      +7.20
        -SASK  NOV13     572.60     558.30     561.80      +0.50
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     292.00      -2.00
WHEAT   -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     294.00      -2.00
        -WPG   OCT13        N/A        N/A     294.00      -2.00

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Mar 08/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY13   7.22       6.81       6.97      -0.23 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13   7.23       6.86       6.98 3/4  -0.23 1/2
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY13   8.05 1/2   7.80       7.92      -0.13 1/4
        -MINN  JUL13   8.07 1/2   7.79 3/4   7.91 1/2  -0.18 1/4
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY13   7.57       7.23       7.34 1/4  -0.21 3/4
        -KANS  JUL13   7.61 3/4   7.30 1/4   7.40      -0.21
CORN    -CBT   MAY13   7.12 3/4   6.82       7.03 1/2  -0.05
        -CBT   JUL13   6.90 3/4   6.64 1/2   6.80 1/2  -0.06 1/2
OATS    -CBT   MAY13   3.93       3.75       3.88      +0.08 1/4
        -CBT   JUL13   3.83 3/4   3.69 1/4   3.80      +0.07 3/4
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY13  14.84 3/4  14.34 1/4  14.71      +0.27 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13  14.63 1/2  14.17 1/2  14.47 1/4  +0.20
        -CBT   AUG13  14.21 1/4  13.78 3/4  14.04      +0.16
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY13      50.78      49.48      50.34      +0.67
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL13      51.00      49.74      50.54      +0.60
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY13     442.90     424.20     435.20      +5.90
($/ton) -CBT   JUL13     436.20     419.20     428.70      +4.80

FEEDMILL BIDS on Mar 04/2013 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       291.00-298.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       291.00-298.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       294.00-298.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       193.00-207.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       314.00-320.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       282.00-285.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       278.00-282.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       275.00-280.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       268.00-272.00
      -VERM                N/A       263.00-267.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       265.00-271.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       221.00-234.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Mar 06/2013
      -Meal (FOB)        339.60           341.48
      -Seed (DEL)        642.27           622.23


ELEVATOR BIDS (CND $/TONNE) on Mar 07/2013
                HIGH       LOW   AVERAGE    CHANGE
*CWRS         289.41    259.53    281.61     +0.00
**CPS         275.00    227.04    257.11     +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 08/2013 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     265.03           272.05
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     206.40           214.73
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     255.89           248.34
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       596.82           590.52
CANOLA     -Red Deer     628.51           618.16

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Mar 07/2013
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           584.59     15.91      8.53
     FEED                         275.03      7.48      5.11
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    325.00      8.85      8.46
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 440.92      0.20      0.25
         #1 ESTON                 490.53      0.22      0.28
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                860.57      0.39      0.35
         #1 BROWN                 765.22      0.35      0.30
         #1 ORIENTAL              609.02      0.28      0.25

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Mar 07/2013
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    300.32   312.66   310.67   302.96     +2.5%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       354.22   353.40   354.59   343.49     +3.2%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           291.28   296.01   291.14   252.02    +15.5%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     215.60   216.02   213.91   207.49     +3.1%
      -#2 TULARE            340.42   341.08   340.05   313.29     +8.5%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          574.92   567.04   567.51   494.95    +14.7%
EXCH RATE Mar 07/2013: US$ in CANADA$ 1.0294  CANADA$ IN US$ 0.9714

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 03/2013
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #31   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    301.8   8,001.6   7,921.1     +1.0%     +7.3%
 DURUM              78.5   2,632.3   2,120.1    +24.2%     +6.7%
 BARLEY              3.0     981.3     722.2    +35.9%     +8.3%
 OATS               18.3     706.9     805.9    -12.3%    -20.2%
 PEAS               63.4   1,086.3   1,129.3     -3.8%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED            2.3     164.8     152.3     +8.2%     -4.9%
 CANOLA             70.4   4,666.6   5,644.4    -17.3%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 06/2013
 CANOLA CRUSH      131.9   4,192.4   4,075.1     +2.9%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Feb 28/2013
 WHEAT             652.6  18,840.6  20,241.2     -6.9%     N/A
 BARLEY               .7     123.0     130.2     -5.5%     N/A
 CORN              399.8   9,251.1  21,235.4    -56.4%    -41.7%
 SOYBEANS        1,096.1  31,224.6  24,725.4    +26.3%     -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