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.

Recent Blogs by Author

  • Alberta's 2020 planting pace of all crops (black line) took a big leap during the week ending May 19 to 61.8% complete, slightly ahead of the five-year average of 59.2%, but behind the 72.6% reported this time last year. (DTN graphic by Cliff Jamieson)

    Alberta planting progress jumped ahead in the week ending May 19, with more than 40% of all crops seeded over the week, a larger area than reported in the same week during the past five...

  • The blue bars represent the percent of Saskatchewan acres planted to various crops as of May 18, compared to the five-year average for some crops (green bars) and the three-year average for others (brown bars). (DTN graphic by Cliff Jamieson)

    An aggressive planting pace in Saskatchewan has resulted in the estimated acres seeded equal to the five-year average pace, well ahead of the 10-year average. Only two of six regions are...