Few Changes in Birdseeds

PANAMA - Feb 16/18 - SNS -- Birdseed ingredient markets were unchanged in seasonally light trade during the past week.

Grower and inter-dealer markets for both white proso millet and Canadian canaryseed finished the week unchanged against normal demand. Both oilseed and confection sunflower was unchanged on the week.

In its most recent supply and demand outlook, the USDA said world production of oilseed sunflower should reach 45.767 million metric tons (MT) in 2017-18, compared to 47.609 million the previous season and just 40.296 million MT in 2015-16.