Weekly Crop Market Review - March 29, 2013

The next weekly will be published on Friday, April 5, 2013
This information is collected by the Statistics and Data Development Branch

WINNIPEG FUTURES (CDN $/TONNE) as of Mar 29/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
BARLEY  -SASK  MAY13        N/A        N/A     243.50      +0.50
        -SASK  JUL13        N/A        N/A     244.00      +0.50
        -SASK  OCT13        N/A        N/A     244.00      +0.50
CANOLA  -SASK  MAY13     639.30     625.10     625.50      -8.80
        -SASK  JUL13     624.80     608.20     608.80     -11.50
        -SASK  NOV13     567.90     554.20     554.50     -10.00
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. $/BUSHEL) as of Mar 29/2013
              CONTRACT --------------------WEEKLY----------------
               MONTH       HIGH        LOW      CLOSE     CHANGE
WHEAT   -CBT   MAY13   7.41 3/4   6.82 3/4   6.87 3/4  -0.42
        -CBT   JUL13   7.40 1/2   6.86 1/4   6.91      -0.38 1/4
WHEAT   -MINN  MAY13   8.17       7.71 1/4   7.80 1/4  -0.26 1/4
        -MINN  JUL13   8.17       7.72 3/4   7.80 1/2  -0.26
WHEAT   -KANS  MAY13   7.78 3/4   7.23 1/4   7.26 3/4  -0.34 3/4
        -KANS  JUL13   7.83 1/2   7.28 1/2   7.32 1/4  -0.34 1/4
CORN    -CBT   MAY13   7.37 3/4   6.95 1/4   6.95 1/4  -0.31
        -CBT   JUL13   7.17 3/4   6.76       6.76      -0.32 1/2
OATS    -CBT   MAY13   4.14 3/4   3.91 1/2   3.96 1/4  +0.00
        -CBT   JUL13   4.07 3/4   3.88       3.91 1/4  +0.00 3/4
SOYBEAN -CBT   MAY13  14.59 3/4  13.97      14.04 3/4  -0.35 3/4
        -CBT   JUL13  14.36 1/4  13.76      13.85 1/2  -0.32 1/2
        -CBT   AUG13  13.91 1/4  13.39 3/4  13.46 3/4  -0.26 1/4
SOYOIL  -CBT   MAY13      51.03      49.52      50.11      -0.32
(/lb)  -CBT   JUL13      51.24      49.76      50.35      -0.33
SOYMEAL -CBT   MAY13     427.00     404.00     404.60     -14.70
($/ton) -CBT   JUL13     421.90     399.40     400.50     -13.50

FEEDMILL BIDS on Mar 25/2013 (Different Delivery Points)
                       THIS WEEK         LAST WEEK
WHEAT -LETH                N/A       285.00-289.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       285.00-291.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       290.00-292.00
OATS  -EDMTN               N/A       216.00-225.00
PEAS - EDMTN               N/A       315.00-318.00
BARLEY-LETH                N/A       287.00-290.00
      -MH/BRKS             N/A       282.00-286.00
      -CALGARY             N/A       280.00-284.00
      -REDDEER             N/A       269.00-273.00
      -VERM                N/A       262.00-269.00
      -EDMTN               N/A       267.00-271.00
      -GRANDEP             N/A       230.00-237.00
CANOLA CRUSHER on Mar 27/2013
      -Meal (FOB)        341.42           327.43
      -Seed (DEL)        644.47           629.97


ELEVATOR BIDS (CND $/TONNE) on Mar 28/2013
                HIGH       LOW   AVERAGE    CHANGE
*CWRS         294.90    275.70    286.37     +0.86
**CPS         282.66    237.80    265.80     +0.12

* #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 29/2013 (Delivered)
                        THIS WEEK        LAST WEEK
FEED WHEAT -Red Deer     273.96           267.24
FEED OATS  -Red Deer     218.20           215.93
FEED BARLEY-Red Deer     249.34           249.34
RYE        -Red Deer       N/A              N/A
FLAXSEED   -Brooks       614.14           615.72
CANOLA     -Red Deer     634.51           636.86

SPECIAL CROP CASH BIDS on Mar 28/2013
                                                    Year Ago
 Basis delivered plant           $/Tonne  $/Bushel  $/Bushel
 PEA GREEN #2 OR BETTER           584.59     15.91      9.88
     FEED                         278.15      7.57      5.16
     LARGE YELLOW #2 OR BETTER    321.33      8.75      8.88
                                              $/Lb      $/Lb
 LENTILS #1 LAIRD                 460.21      0.21      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 $/TONNE) as of Mar 28/2013
                             THIS     LAST    AVG TO   LAST YR     PCT
                             WEEK     WEEK     DATE    AV PRICE    CHG
WHEAT -#1DNS GREAT FALLS      N/A    304.86   310.43   302.96     +2.5%
      -#1DNS PORTLAND         N/A    352.09   354.40   343.49     +3.2%
CORN  -#2 CHICAGO           300.43   307.28   292.10   252.02    +15.9%
BARLEY-#2FD GREAT FALLS     212.90   214.53   213.91   207.49     +3.1%
      -#2 TULARE            341.75   344.38   340.39   313.29     +8.6%
SOYBNS-#1 ILLINOIS          556.98   559.47   566.65   494.95    +14.5%
EXCH RATE Mar 28/2013: US$ in CANADA$ 1.0165  CANADA$ IN US$ 0.9838

CANADIAN EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 24/2013
                    WEEK*  CROP YR   LAST YR       PCT    YR END
COMMODITY            #34   TO DATE   TO DATE       CHG  FORECAST
 WHEAT(EXC DUR)    269.6   8,729.9   8,804.2     -0.8%     +7.3%
 DURUM              56.2   2,855.3   2,226.0    +28.3%     +6.7%
 BARLEY             54.9   1,056.7     850.5    +24.2%     +8.3%
 OATS               14.5     751.0     834.3    -10.0%    -20.2%
 PEAS               68.2   1,267.0   1,160.5     +9.2%     +2.9%
 FLAXSEED            4.2     193.7     155.9    +24.2%     -4.9%
 CANOLA            164.2   5,165.7   6,274.1    -17.7%    -33.6%

CANADIAN CANOLA CRUSH ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 27/2013
 CANOLA CRUSH       N/A    4,457.1   4,525.2     -1.5%     +2.9%

U.S. EXPORTS ('000 TONNES) as of Mar 21/2013
 WHEAT             565.8  20,868.1  22,100.3     -5.6%     -2.4%
 BARLEY               .6     134.5     136.4     -1.4%    -11.1%
 CORN              437.5  10,473.9  23,433.2    -55.3%    -46.5%
 SOYBEANS          502.3  32,486.9  26,785.6    +21.3%     -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