Agriculture

Markets and Statistics

Markets and Statistics Page

This section is your gateway to hundreds of factual reports describing Manitoba’s dynamic agrifood sector and rural communities.

The starting point to explore the most comprehensive reports and data is the Yearbook and State of Agriculture. For in-depth information on individual agricultural sectors, visit the Crops and Livestock pages. To link to statistics about farm income and expenses, visit the Financial page.

On the Trade page, you will find links to agrifood export statistics, as well as many reports on global market challenges for the industry. The Food and Value-Added page links to resources describing the economic contribution of the industry, as well as sales and market trends.

For more information email us at IndustryIntelligence@gov.mb.ca.

  

What's New

 
The Price Discovery Stakeholder Working Group is looking at options to improve the collection and reporting of Fed Cattle market information in Canada.  Please see the Importance of Cattle Price Reporting and plan to participate (read more here).
 
Farm income forecast for Manitoba just released - new record farm cash receipts achieved in 2017 and 2018 is projected even higher!
 
Manitoba Markets Weekly Reports:  These two reports are a weekly summary of the latest commodity prices for Livestock along with Grains and Oilseeds.
 
A new report on Manitoba Forage prices is availale. This report is the result of extensive surveys of buyers and sellers in Manitoba. It can be found under Forage Market Prices.
 
Manitoba Agriculture Statistics Factsheet is now available on our website and also ready to be shared in Manitoba Ag Days 2018.
 
2016 Census of Agriculture Manitoba Profile has been released. The number of Manitoba farms has been declining, while the farm size, herd sizes and gross farm cash receipts have been increasing. Manitoba has the second youngest population of farm operators in Canada.
 
The Price Improvement Program is currently in place to improve quality and quantity of livestock marketing information. Program information and Livestock Prices Collection Templates can be found under Livestock Statistics. Market Intelligence encourages both buyers and sellers to contribute by reporting sales information.
 

New Agriculture Statistics Releases:

 
April 23, 2018 : The United States Cattle-on-Feed (PDF 185KB) has been released and can also be found at the bottom of  the April 20, 2018 (PDF 502KB) Manitoba Markets Livestock Prices report. US Cattle on feed on April 1 was 11.7 million head, 8% higher than the previous year.
 
April 20, 2018 : The Weekly-Monthly Manitoba Cattle Prices (XLS 693KB) 2000 to March 2018 with price graphs can be found under Market Livestock Prices Report.
 
April 20, 2018 : The Weekly-Monthly Manitoba Crops Prices (XLS 2,321KB) 2005 to March 2018 can be found under Manitoba Grains and Oilseeds Prices.
 
April 20, 2018 : The Weekly-Monthly Manitoba Hog Prices (XLS 153KB) 2005 to March 2018 with price graphs can be found under Market Livestock Prices Report.
 
April 19, 2018 : The Crop Highlights Census of Agricutlure (PDF 345KB) 2016 is now available and can be found under Crop Statistics.
 
April 16, 2018 : The Alberta and Saskatchewan Cattle-on-Feed  (PDF 184KB) has been released and can also be found at the bottom of the April 13, 2018 (PDF 502KB)  Manitoba Markets Livestock Prices report. The AB/SK Cattle on Feed showed numbers on April 1, 2018 up 4% from last year.
 
April 11, 2018 : The Livestock Exports - Monthly (XLS 406KB) 2006 to February 2018 can be found under Livestock Statistics.
 
April 9, 2018 : Cattle Feeders Calves Sold Through Manitoba Auction Markets (PDF 207KB) has been released and can also be found at the bottom of the April 6, 2018 (PDF 520KB) Manitoba Markets Livestock Prices report. MB Auction Markets sold 43,109 head of cattle in March, 15% lower than the previous year
 
April 3, 2018 : The United States Hog Inventory Summary (PDF 194KB) has been released and can also be found at the bottom of  the March 29, 2018 (PDF 573KB) Manitoba Markets Livestock Prices report. US total hog inventory on March1 was 72.9 million head, 3% higher than the previous year.
 
March 29, 2017 : Manitoba's Farm Income Forecast (PDF 368KB) for 2017 and 2018 is now available and can be found under Financial Statistics.
  
March 22, 2018 : The Values of Manitoba Food and Beverage Manufacturing Sales, 2017 (PDF 253KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
 
March 21, 2018 : The Manitoba Top Exports (PDF 33KB)  (PDF 33KB) can be found under Trade Statistics. Canola is the biggest commodity exported by Manitoba in terms of value, followed by pork and wheat.
 
March 20, 2018 : The Significance of Manitoba Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry, 2017 (PDF 332KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
 
March 20, 2018 : The Food Manufacturing Sales, 2017 (PDF 184KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
    
March 20, 2018 : The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Trade Balance, 2013-2017 (PDF 184KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
 
March 20, 2018 : The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Exports, 2013-2017 (PDF 198KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
 
March 20, 2018 : The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Imports, 2013-2017 (PDF 196KB) with graphs can be found under Food and Value Added Agriculture Statistics.
  
March 6, 2018: The Livestock Exports -Annually (XLS 346KB) 2012 to 2017 can be found under Livestock Statistics.
 
March 6, 2018 : The Livestock on Farms in Manitoba and Canada (PDF 210KB) has been released and can also be found under Livestock Statistics. The report showed cattle, hog and sheep numbers in Manitoba on January 1 were up 1%, 4% and 15% respectively from last year. Canadian inventories increased by 1%, 3% and 3% respectively.
   
February 5, 2018 : The United States Cattle Inventory Summary (PDF 194KB) has been released and can also be found at the bottom of  the February 5, 2018 (PDF 509KB) Manitoba Markets Livestock Prices report. US inventory of all cattle and calves on January 1 were 94.4 million head, 1% higher than the previous year.
     
January 8, 2018 : The November Estimates of Production of Principal Field Crops (PDF 304KB) 2017 can be found under Crop Statistics.
 
December 1st, 2017 : Manitoba's Farm Cash Receipts Estimates - Quarterly (PDF 396KB) for January to September 2017 is now available and can be found under Financial Statistics. Manitoba farm cash receipts for the first three quarters of 2017 are estimated to be $4.88 billion, 7.5% higher than 2016 level.
 
November 27, 2017 : Manitoba's Farm Income - Annual (PDF 598KB) for 2016 is now available and can be found under Financial Statistics. Manitoba realized net income increased to $593 million, up 18% from 2015.
    
June 14, 2017 : Manitoba's Farm Cash Receipts Estimates - Annual (PDF 428KB) for 2016 is now available and can be found under Financial Statistics. Manitoba farm cash receipts are estimated to be $5.93 billion, 2% higher than 2015 level.
 
 
 
 
 
  
Resources:
 
The video Canadian Agriculture Statistics is now available and can be viewed through the Statistics Canada website.  Statistics Canada provides agriculture information that ranges from farm to the grocery aisle.  View their latest video and learn more about Canadian agriculture.  Manitoba Agriculture uses this information to publish agriculture statistics specific to Manitoba.  You can find Manitoba market and statistics information at our website.
 
 
 
 
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