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Walter Dyck's Crop Reports

December 11, 2023

The paint on the latest mustard production estimate from Statistics Canada is not dry yet but the effects will add some cold water on the fire that has been burning under the record-breaking spot prices over the last two years. After the grower survey was completed by Statistics Canada the number of harvested mustard acres… Read More

September 20, 2023

The 2023 North American mustard harvest started in Montana in early August and is now finishing up in Canada and North Dakota. The quality looks very good as dry harvest weather was very favorable everywhere. Yields look to be in line with earlier predictions from our July crop tour and overall, the average for Canada… Read More

July 7, 2023

A tug of war between North American (NA) pre-harvest and post-harvest spot prices is occurring again this year as it does every year while the mustard crop continues to develop. Statistics Canada and USDA released their most recent acreage and yield estimates last week and the news was absorbed in the spot market along with… Read More

May 5, 2023

After two years of both record spot and grower contract prices we are seeing some of that steam released due to strong initial interest to grow mustard in 2023 in Canada and USA. Statistics Canada and the USDA have released their initial predictions for mustard acres and they are impressively higher in Canada from 2022… Read More