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StatsCan Raises Canola Acreage
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:30 AM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Statistics Canada released its latest acreage estimates Friday, with canola coming in at 20.2 million acres, above the previous guess of 19.8 million. But, that number will likely be lower due to some unseeded and flooded out acres not being accounted for because the numbers were as of June 10, when some farmers may have still been optimistic that they would get all of their acres in.

"If StatsCan would just do this report 10 or 15 days later, it would be infinitely more useful to us," said Ken Ball, with P.I. Financial in Winnipeg. "But ...

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