Cliff Jamieson

Canadian Grains Analyst

Cliff Jamieson was born and raised on a family farm at Flaxcombe, a town in west-central Saskatchewan close to the Alberta border. Cliff graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1987 with a degree in agriculture, majoring in economics, as well as Athabasca University with a masters in business administration in 1996.


Cliff has worked primarily as a merchant for the past 25 years in the western Canadian grain industry. He has a passion for the study of the markets and working with producers to help identify and manage potential market risks.

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  • Statistics Canada estimated Canada's all-wheat production at 29.472 mmt (green bar), 1 mmt below the average of pre-report estimates and the third lowest achieved in 11 years. This volume compares to the five-year average of 31.4 mmt (black line). (DTN graphic by Cliff Jamieson)

    Canada's Crop Production Estimates

    As expected, Statistics Canada's first crop production estimates point to bigger crops in eastern Canada and smaller crops in the West. Despite the largest spring wheat area seeded in Canada since 2001, or 22 years, spring wheat...