Canola futures were mostly lower at Friday's close, after chopping around both sides of unchanged throughout the session.
A stronger American dollar pressured Chicago crop futures on Friday.
It's been a relatively mild and dry winter in Alberta this year, but Ralph Wright isn't worried about soil moisture reserves for the spring.
A general downtrend in the U.S. wheat futures remains in place, with all three markets hitting fresh contract lows over the past week.
Get set for an earlier - and warmer and drier - spring across parts of Canada this year.
Canola futures posted solid gains on Thursday, seeing some follow-through buying interest as the market continued to bounce off of the nearby lows hit earlier in the week.
Solid export demand helped to lift soybean futures to double-digit gains on Thursday, while wheat ended mixed and corn little changed.
Saskatchewan government and industry officials are maintaining a keen focus on India, a major buyer of the province's agricultural exports.
In a business influenced by changing weather and sometimes volatile markets, only about one-third of Canadian producers and agribusiness operators have a formal risk management plan, according to a recent survey by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).
Canola futures may have broken below nearby chart, but things may not get much worse from here, according to a Prairie analyst.