Little Change in Birdseeds

PANAMA - Jul 19/19 - SNS -- North American birdseed ingredient markets were little changed under relatively light summer trading conditions.

Processors and exporters are cautiously optimistic about yield prospects in Saskatchewan, the dominant producing area for the crop in Canada.

Between July 1 and 18, Saskatchewan Agriculture reports crops improved somewhat. The proportion of the crop rated poor to very poor was rose from 10% to 14%, but the proportion rated fair fell from 75% to 50% and the proportion rated in good to excellent condition rose from 15% to 40%.