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Walter Dyck's Crop Reports

December 10, 2021

Since my last report on 1-Nov bids for all spot mustard types (yellow, brown and oriental) have shot through former historic highs to set new records. It should be obvious why after Statistics Canada 2021 average yield report in December chopped their total mustard yield estimate down to 370 lb/acre from 510 lb/acre in September!… Read More

November 1, 2021

Spot mustard prices for all types have continued a sharp rise from late August and are at an all-time high. Harvests are complete and yields have been determined. Average yields in Canada and USA for mustard are near 50% of the 10 year average and the lowest on record. Mustard acres in Canada for 2021… Read More

June 30, 2021

Many mustard crops in Canada/USA are moving into the blooming stage. Some of those fields received much needed timely showers in June to relieve the persisting high heat and dry soil conditions. Continued high heat (to say the least as the next 10 days will be plus 30 C) is the forecast for early July… Read More

April 13, 2021

Spot mustard market bid levels have moved higher since January due to continued stable export demand and poorer outlooks for supply in both the near term (up to 6 months) and long term (up to 16 months). In the near term farm inventories are expected to be virtually cleaned out for all mustard types by… Read More