Canada exports still higher on year despite weekly low pea exports.

Canada exported only 600 tonnes of peas during the week ended June 11. However, total exports-to-date are still about a million tonnes ahead of the year-ago pace, with 3.235 MMT exported during the 2016/17 crop-year-to-date. Total Canadian pea exports for 2016/17 are forecast to hit 3.8 MMT. That would be up by 0.2 MMT from the May estimate, and well above the 2.6 MMT sold the previous year. Canadian lentil exports for 2016/17 are forecast at 2.4 MMT, which would be up by 0.1 MMT from an earlier estimate. Canada Red lentil bids range from 23 to 26.5 cents/pound, with new crop prices also topping at 25 cents. Green pea bids range from C$8.00 to C$8.75/bushel in Western Canada, while yellow peas range from C$7.81 to C$9.75 per bushel. New crop pea prices top at C$8.50 for green peas and C$8.25 for yellows.