Weekly Crop Market Review - March 15, 2013

The next weekly will be published on Friday, March 22, 2013
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Mar 15/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     243.00      +0.00
        -SASK  JUL13        N/A        N/A     243.50      +0.00
        -SASK  OCT13        N/A        N/A     243.50      +0.00
CANOLA  -SASK  MAY13     633.80     615.00     623.20      -4.60
        -SASK  JUL13     623.60     602.20     609.40      -7.20
        -SASK  NOV13     568.60     548.10     551.90      -9.90
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      +0.00
WHEAT   -WPG   JUL13        N/A        N/A     294.00      +0.00
        -WPG   OCT13        N/A        N/A     294.00      +0.00

U.S. FUTURES (U.S. $/BUSHEL) as of Mar 15/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY13   7.25 1/2   6.93 3/4   7.23      +0.26
        -CBT   JUL13   7.22       6.95 1/2   7.21 1/4  +0.22 1/2
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY13   8.04       7.85       7.96 1/4  +0.04 1/4
        -MINN  JUL13   8.01 3/4   7.83       7.96 1/4  +0.04 3/4
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY13   7.53 3/4   7.29 1/4   7.51 1/2  +0.17 1/4
        -KANS  JUL13   7.56 3/4   7.34 1/4   7.55 3/4  +0.15 3/4
CORN    -CBT   MAY13   7.19 3/4   7.00 1/2   7.17      +0.13 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13   7.01       6.79 3/4   7.00 1/4  +0.19 3/4
OATS    -CBT   MAY13   4.03 1/2   3.83 1/4   4.01 3/4  +0.13 3/4
        -CBT   JUL13   3.91 1/2   3.78 1/2   3.88 1/2  +0.08 1/2
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY13  14.84      14.22 1/2  14.26      -0.45
        -CBT   JUL13  14.59 1/2  14.07 1/4  14.10 3/4  -0.36 1/2
        -CBT   AUG13  14.12 1/2  13.66      13.70 1/4  -0.33 3/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY13      50.68      49.03      49.91      -0.43
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL13      50.85      49.29      50.14      -0.40
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY13     439.90     417.80     418.80     -16.40
($/ton) -CBT   JUL13     433.20     412.00     413.20     -15.50

FEEDMILL BIDS on Mar 11/2013 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       285.00-288.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       286.00-290.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       288.00-292.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       218.00-227.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       317.00-320.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       285.00-287.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       281.00-284.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       278.00-280.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       271.00-274.00
      -VERM                N/A       262.00-264.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       267.00-270.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       230.00-236.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Mar 13/2013
      -Meal (FOB)        342.67           339.60
      -Seed (DEL)        627.87           642.27


ELEVATOR BIDS (CND $/TONNE) on Mar 14/2013
                HIGH       LOW   AVERAGE    CHANGE
*CWRS         295.66    265.04    285.55     +3.96
**CPS         275.08    230.38    260.83     +3.72

* #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 15/2013 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     267.24           265.03
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     215.53           206.40
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     249.34           255.89
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       606.66           596.82
CANOLA     -Red Deer     628.43           628.51

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Mar 14/2013
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           575.41     15.66      9.34
     FEED                         278.15      7.57      5.16
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    324.82      8.84      8.86
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 443.68      0.20      0.25
         #1 ESTON                 489.86      0.22      0.29
 MUSTARD #1 YELLOW                860.57      0.39      0.35
         #1 BROWN                 765.22      0.35      0.30
         #1 ORIENTAL              630.85      0.29      0.25

WORLD AND US CASH MARKETS (CAN $/TONNE) as of Mar 14/2013
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    309.52   300.32   310.63   302.96     +2.5%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       351.97   354.22   354.49   343.49     +3.2%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           299.43   291.28   291.39   252.02    +15.6%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     214.11   215.60   213.92   207.49     +3.1%
      -#2 TULARE            343.70   340.42   340.19   313.29     +8.6%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          556.12   574.92   567.17   494.95    +14.6%
EXCH RATE Mar 14/2013: US$ in CANADA$ 1.0223  CANADA$ IN US$ 0.9782

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 10/2013
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #32   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    321.9   8,323.5   8,180.9     +1.7%     +7.3%
 DURUM             114.0   2,746.3   2,139.3    +28.4%     +6.7%
 BARLEY             17.8     999.1     755.0    +32.3%     +8.3%
 OATS               13.8     720.7     822.2    -12.3%    -20.2%
 PEAS               89.6   1,175.9   1,185.0     -0.8%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED           19.0     186.0     153.4    +21.3%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            157.6   4,825.3   5,863.6    -17.7%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 13/2013
 CANOLA CRUSH      132.9   4,325.3   4,225.4     +2.4%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 07/2013
 WHEAT             758.1  19,626.8  21,103.8     -7.0%     -2.4%
 BARLEY              9.0     132.0     131.1     +0.7%    -11.1%
 CORN              366.7   9,629.4  22,213.5    -56.7%    -46.5%
 SOYBEANS          465.8  31,692.2  25,441.4    +24.6%     -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