Weekly Crop Market Review - March 22, 2013

The next weekly will be published on Thursday, March 28, 2013
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Mar 22/2013
              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     638.10     617.10     634.30     +11.10
        -SASK  JUL13     623.60     602.60     620.30     +10.90
        -SASK  NOV13     567.50     545.70     564.50     +12.60
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. $/BUSHEL) as of Mar 22/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY13   7.36 3/4   7.05 1/2   7.29 3/4  +0.06 3/4
        -CBT   JUL13   7.34 3/4   7.07       7.29 1/4  +0.08
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY13   8.09 3/4   7.84 3/4   8.06 1/2  +0.10 1/4
        -MINN  JUL13   8.09 1/2   7.83 3/4   8.06 1/2  +0.10 1/4
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY13   7.67 3/4   7.38       7.61 1/2  +0.10
        -KANS  JUL13   7.72 1/2   7.43 3/4   7.66 1/2  +0.10 3/4
CORN    -CBT   MAY13   7.34 1/2   7.10       7.26 1/4  +0.09 1/4
        -CBT   JUL13   7.18 3/4   6.93 1/2   7.08 1/2  +0.08 1/4
OATS    -CBT   MAY13   4.05       3.90       3.96 1/4  -0.05 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13   3.92       3.85       3.90 1/2  +0.02
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY13  14.51 1/2  14.03      14.40 1/2  +0.14 1/2
        -CBT   JUL13  14.27 1/4  13.86 1/4  14.18      +0.07 1/4
        -CBT   AUG13  13.82 1/4  13.48 3/4  13.73      +0.02 3/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY13      50.61      49.22      50.43      +0.52
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL13      50.83      49.47      50.68      +0.54
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY13     423.40     410.70     419.30      +0.50
($/ton) -CBT   JUL13     417.50     405.00     414.00      +0.80

FEEDMILL BIDS on Mar 18/2013 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       287.00-291.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       284.00-290.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       290.00-295.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       214.00-223.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       312.00-320.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       286.00-288.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       282.00-286.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       282.00-288.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       270.00-274.00
      -VERM                N/A       264.00-266.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       268.00-270.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       232.00-238.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Mar 20/2013
      -Meal (FOB)        327.43           342.67
      -Seed (DEL)        629.97           627.87


ELEVATOR BIDS (CND $/TONNE) on Mar 21/2013
                HIGH       LOW   AVERAGE    CHANGE
*CWRS         293.32    274.81    285.51     -0.04
**CPS         282.30    237.00    265.68     +4.84

* #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 22/2013 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     267.24           267.24
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     215.93           215.53
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     249.34           249.34
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       615.72           606.66
CANOLA     -Red Deer     636.86           628.43

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Mar 21/2013
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           575.41     15.66      9.54
     FEED                         278.15      7.57      4.97
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    321.33      8.75      8.84
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 443.68      0.20      0.25
         #1 ESTON                 491.96      0.22      0.30
 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 $/TONNE) as of Mar 21/2013
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS    304.86   309.52   310.43   302.96     +2.5%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND       352.09   351.97   354.40   343.49     +3.2%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           307.28   299.43   291.86   252.02    +15.8%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     214.53   214.11   213.94   207.49     +3.1%
      -#2 TULARE            344.38   343.70   340.34   313.29     +8.6%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          559.47   556.12   566.94   494.95    +14.5%
EXCH RATE Mar 21/2013: US$ in CANADA$ 1.0243  CANADA$ IN US$ 0.9763

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 17/2013
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #33   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    136.8   8,460.3   8,492.7     -0.4%     +7.3%
 DURUM              30.5   2,776.8   2,170.3    +27.9%     +6.7%
 BARLEY              2.7   1,001.8     807.7    +24.0%     +8.3%
 OATS               15.8     736.5     831.5    -11.4%    -20.2%
 PEAS               22.9   1,198.8   1,189.4     +0.8%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED            1.4     187.4     153.7    +21.9%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            173.4   4,998.7   6,069.5    -17.6%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 20/2013
 CANOLA CRUSH      131.8   4,457.1   4,373.7     +1.9%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 14/2013
 WHEAT             651.7  20,301.3  21,681.4     -6.4%     -2.4%
 BARLEY              1.9     133.9     131.1     +2.1%    -11.1%
 CORN              391.2  10,023.1  22,804.4    -56.0%    -46.5%
 SOYBEANS          243.0  31,953.6  26,093.3    +22.5%     -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