PANAMA - Oct 23/20 - SNS -- North American mustard seed markets maintained their sideways tone through the past week with product available from growers keeping pace with the short term needs of processors and exporters.
Prices offered to Canadian growers were unchanged on the week, but modestly higher in U.S. dollar terms because of week over week strength in the value of the Canadian dollar.
The quality of the Canadian harvest is excellent, according to data available from Saskatchewan Agriculture. Crop reporters in the province estimate 89% is No 1 Canada and 10% No 2 Canada, compared to the previous five year average of 77% grading No 1 Canada and 19% No 2 and 4% No 3 Canada.
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