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Commodity Prices and Price Graphs

Specialty Crop Price Charts

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Graphs are updated every weekend and show the closing weekly price for grower, dealer and/or export markets. They include up to 10 years of data. Using the slider at the bottom of the graph you can select up to 10 years, or pick various period. When data is grouped, you can hide and unhide products.

Following is a list of the price graphs available to subscribers.


Closing Dealer Markets (No 1 grade in bags unless otherwise stated)
  • Canadian Green and Red Lentils
  • United States Lentils
  • Turkey Lentils

Closing Grower Markets for Lentil -- farmers dressed quality by grade unless otherwise shown
  • Canadian Red Lentils
  • Canadian Large Green
  • Canadian Small Green
  • Canadian Medium Green
  • Canadian French Green
  • U.S. Lentils
  • Australia Red

Price Indices

  • Pulse Price Index
  • Global Price Indices Compared

Field Peas and Lupins

Dealer Markets
  • Canada
  • United States

Grower Markets
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Australia

Birdseeds and Other Specialty Grains

  • North American Dealer Market For Bagged Product
  • Canadian Canaryseed Farmers Dressed
  • North American Birdseed Farmers Dressed
  • United States Oil Sunflower
  • United States Confection Sunflower
  • Canadian Mustard Seed
  • Canadian Mustard Seed in U.S. Currency

Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans

Closing Dealer Markets for machine dressed bagged kabuli and bulk desi
  • 11mm Chickpeas
  • 10mm Chickpeas
  • 9mm Chickpeas
Closing Chickpea Grower Markets (farmers dressed or bin run quality)
  • Australian Desi
  • Canadian Kabuli
  • U.S. Kabuli

Dry Edible Bean Dealer Markets

  • Black and Pinto Beans
  • Kidney Beans
  • White Beans
  • Argentine White Alubia
  • Other Classes
Closing Dry Bean Grower Markets (farmers dressed or bin run quality)
  • Black and Pinto Beans
  • Kidney Beans
  • White Beans
  • Other Classes
  • Canadian Fababeans
  • Australian Fababeans and Lupins

Basis Charts

These charts track the spread between the grower and dealer markets for selected products. Charts include the graph for the commodity as well as the calculated weekly basis spread. Basis gives you a sense of whether or not offers from growers were below or above the needs of the market.

Chickpeas, lentils and peas include inland freight as well as local handling processing charges. Canaryseed only include local processing and handling charges.

Canadian Crops
  • Red Lentils
  • Large Green lentils
  • Medium Green Lentils
  • Small Green Lentils
  • Yellow Peas
  • Green Peas
  • Canaryseed
United States Crops
  • U.S. Regular Green Lentils
  • U.S. Pea or Navy Beans
  • U.S. Great Northern Beans
  • U.S. Black Beans
  • U.S. Pinto Beans
  • U.S. Light Red Kidney Beans
  • U.S. Dark Red Kidney
  • U.S. Pink Beans
  • U.S. Small Red Beans
  • U.S. Green Peas


These charts combine volatility graphs with those for selected grower and export markets. When there are sudden changes in volatility is usually signals a change in price direction. This kind of signal is helpful for people across the marketing chain. It does not predict the level of future prices, but suggests a change in direction.

Grower Markets
  • Canada - No 2 Grade Red Lentils
  • Australia - Red Lentils
  • Canada - No 2 Grade Large Green Lentils
  • Canada - No 2 Grade Small Green Lentils
  • United States - Green Lentils

  • Canada Yellow Peas
  • United States Green Peas
  • Australia Dun Peas

  • Canada Canaryseed
  • United States Sunflower
  • Canada Yellow Mustard
  • Canada Brown Mustard
Export and Dealer Markets
  • Canada - Red Lentils
  • Canada - Large Green Lentils
  • United States - Green Lentils

  • Canada Yellow Peas
  • United States Green Peas