Feedgrain Focus: Prices dip on widespread rain

Widespread rain across southern Australia has prompted a surge in grower selling, but strength in global pricing has stopped values from falling by any more than a few dollars…Read More

Liz Wells, May 30, 2024

Grain Central’s May 2024 news quiz

Keep up to date with developments in Grain Central’s monthly quiz…..Read More

Grain Central, May 29, 2024

Shoalhaven Starches remains closed after silo fire + VIDEO

Shoalhaven Starches’ Bomaderry facility remains closed following a silo fire that caused the evacuation of 15 staff members on Monday morning…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 29, 2024

NSW Government to phase out rice vesting by 2025

The NSW Government has announced plans to end rice vesting arrangement by 1 July 2025…Read More

Grain Central, May 29, 2024

GRDC-funded project puts green on green on horizon

A project to develop green-on-green camera spraying for use in Australia is under way to give growers an automated means of controlling weeds in direct-drilled winter crops…Read More

Liz Wells, May 29, 2024

Northern NSW offerings showcase strong start to season

Properties on the market in northern NSW showing off a strong start to the winter-cropping season include Kalua at Pallamallawa, Midgee at Come By Chance, and Beaumont at Ashford…Read More

Linda Rowley, May 28, 2024

Daily Market Wire 30 May 2024

Manitoba May rainfall exceeds normal. India foreshadows wheat import. Argentina, China, set to begin corn trade. Rain system pushes across Australia. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, May 30, 2024

Does the global wheat market need to ration demand?

Despite high carry-in wheat stocks from leading exporter, Russia, a lower production outlook has switched the narrative…Read More

Brendan Dart, Grain Brokers Australia, May 28, 2024



Industry Dashboard

Carbon Trading Market

Aust. Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) - $/tonne of CO2 equiv.

Today

32.75
Source: Jarden

$A / $US

Updated 7am daily

Today

0.6610
Source: NAB

ASX Market Index

30 May 2024 (updated 10am daily)
Company Price Trending
Elders $8.96
Australian Agricultural Co $1.52
Graincorp $7.29
Ridley $2.12
Woolworths $36.64
Wellard $0.06
Source: ASX

SOI Graph

Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)

Today

-5.86
Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Wheat

APW1 delivered Melbourne

Last Week

379
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Barley

FB1 delivered Melbourne

Today

334

Canola

Spot delivered Melbourne

Today

707
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Sorghum

Sorghum track Newcastle

Today

371
Source: Lachstock Consulting

What readers are saying

Maroona-Portland rail line a winner in federal budget

Good to see the upgrade on the rail line, grain is such an important export, and the Portland Line is a good alternative for the Geelong and Melbourne Ports.....

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Tocumwal corn sets national yield record in mixed season

Couldn't be more proud for their achievement....

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Revystar on market, Victrato at gate as APVMA chugs through list

The public record shows the Syngenta Victrato cereal (wheat and barley seed) application was submitted with the APVMA on 3rd September 2021. Nominally such an application takes ~15 months....

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Australian malting barley cargo heads to EU

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News

Grain Central’s May 2024 news quiz

Keep up to date with developments in Grain Central’s monthly quiz…..Read More

Grain Central, May 29, 2024

Shoalhaven Starches remains closed after silo fire + VIDEO

Shoalhaven Starches’ Bomaderry facility remains closed following a silo fire that caused the evacuation of 15 staff members on Monday morning…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 29, 2024

NSW Government to phase out rice vesting by 2025

The NSW Government has announced plans to end rice vesting arrangement by 1 July 2025…Read More

Grain Central, May 29, 2024

Government ‘considering’ its position on biosecurity levy: Watt

The Federal Government is yet to formally back away from the controversial Biosecurity Protection Levy, despite its likely defeat in the Senate…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 27, 2024

Weather

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 29 May 2024

Widespread and much-needed rain is forecast for southern Australia in early June after a very dry week for much of the continent. ..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 28, 2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 22 May 2024

Pockets of south-eastern Australia’s graingrowing areas received 1-5mm in the past week, the northern part of the WA’s Geraldton zone received more in places, as did the eastern NSW-Qld border areas…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 21, 2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 15 May 2024

Inland Qld, north-eastern SA, Vic and NSW received totals of 50-100mm in the past week, while south-west WA received 25-50mm. ..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 14, 2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 8 May 2024

WA’s cropping and mixed-farming regions received some much-needed rain in the past week, and widespread falls were recorded in NSW and parts of south-west Qld…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 7, 2024

Cropping

Dry seeding challenges pre-emergent herbicide efficacy

Many growers across southern Australia are sowing in dry conditions that can impact the efficacy of pre-emergent herbicides. ..Read More

Cindy Benjamin, May 20, 2024

National planting passes 65pc in mixed conditions

Planting of Australia’s winter crop is continuing at pace, despite rain being desperately needed in many WA, SA and Vic districts to shore up yield prospects…Read More

Liz Wells, May 15, 2024

Tocumwal corn sets national yield record in mixed season

A mixed season for corn has seen significant fall armyworm damage in Qld and a bumper season with a new yield record set in the south. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, May 13, 2024

QDAF to host online update on fall armyworm

Growers and advisors are invited to register for a fall armyworm update being held online on Wednesday next week…Read More

Grain Central, April 26, 2024

Markets

Feedgrain Focus: Prices dip on widespread rain

Widespread rain across southern Australia has prompted a surge in grower selling, but strength in global pricing has stopped values from falling by any more than a few dollars…Read More

Liz Wells, May 30, 2024

Daily Market Wire 30 May 2024

Manitoba May rainfall exceeds normal. India foreshadows wheat import. Argentina, China, set to begin corn trade. Rain system pushes across Australia. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, May 30, 2024

Does the global wheat market need to ration demand?

Despite high carry-in wheat stocks from leading exporter, Russia, a lower production outlook has switched the narrative…Read More

Brendan Dart, Grain Brokers Australia, May 28, 2024

Daily Market Wire 29 May 2024

Critical Russian wheat regions remain dry and bitter frost damage prediction escalates. EU tips yield above 5-year average…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, May 29, 2024

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Machinery

Automation on board with latest Reefinator

Automation to adjust machine settings on the go has been incorporated into the Rocks Gone Reefinator to make for improved efficiency…Read More

Grain Central, May 20, 2024

National tractor sales drop 25pc over 2023: TMA

National tractor sales in 2023 fell 25pc from 2022, while combine harvester and header sales fell 7pc, according to Tractor and Machinery Association of Australia figures…Read More

Liz Wells, May 2, 2024

Alceon buys 50pc stake in Inverell’s BOSS Engineering

Australian investor Alceon Private Equity is to become a joint owner in BOSS Engineering as it enters its next growth phase…Read More

Grain Central, April 5, 2024

New seeding tech boosts crop potential at Beaumont

Improved seeding technology helped the Inkster family in WA’s Esperance region make the most of the season’s rainfall…Read More

Grain Central, February 2, 2024

Property

Northern NSW offerings showcase strong start to season

Properties on the market in northern NSW showing off a strong start to the winter-cropping season include Kalua at Pallamallawa, Midgee at Come By Chance, and Beaumont at Ashford…Read More

Linda Rowley, May 28, 2024

Southern NSW listings offer range in size, soil types

Three southern NSW holdings, the Gundary Aggregation at Junee, Killarney at Buddigower and Glensloy at Memagong, are on the market…Read More

Linda Rowley, May 27, 2024

Clarevaulx, Mellool stations head latest NSW sales

Among the latest sales to settle in NSW are two stations, Clarevaulx in the New England and Mellool in the Riverina, and the Brooklands Aggregation in the Central West…Read More

Linda Rowley, May 24, 2024

WA eastern Wheatbelt aggregation, Qld’s Burnbrae list

Listing of a three-property aggregation will test the market’s appetite for scale in WA’s eastern Wheatbelt, and the Campbell family is selling Burnbrae in southern Qld…Read More

Linda Rowley, May 21, 2024

AgCarbon Central

Emissions accounting anomaly must be addressed

Massive variance on the weight of methane between GWP100 and GWP* accounting methods deserves attention in the 10-year funding program announced by the Federal Government…Read More

James Nason, May 27, 2024

Watt, Bowen talk up opportunities at sustainable ag summit

Potential to develop biofuels was one of the opportunities talked up by the Federal Government today at its inaugural Sustainable Agriculture Summit…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 23, 2024

CBH welcomes results from Blue Visby shipping trial

Industry-first trials involving CBH Group and aimed at reducing carbon emissions from international shipping have achieved promising results…Read More

Grain Central, May 20, 2024

HFA CEO says hemp offers big carbon-credit opportunities

Around 900,000 annual carbon credits could be activated by using industrial hemp as a rotation crop in NSW and Qld, according to HFA CEO Lauchlan Grout…Read More

Susan Webster, April 29, 2024

Beef Central

China suspensions lifted on five Australian export beef plants

Five Australian export beef processing plants suspended for trade into China for lengthy periods have had access restored overnight. The businesses under suspension started receiving advices from China’s General Administration..Read More

What does increased China access mean for Aussie beef?

News is still only sinking in about China’s relaxation of trade access for five large Australian beef export processors overnight, but already stakeholders are studying the implications. Shanghai's enormous SIAL..Read More

What you (probably) don’t know about sheep exports

Victorian cattle producer and export trade consultant Byron O’Keefe has worked in the livestock export industry since 2003, and was named Australia's Young Livestock Exporter of the Year in 2016...Read More

National Feedbase Summary 30 May 2024

The drawn-out wet season and milder conditions in the recent months have allowed growth to continue, which has extended to the southeast of Queensland and along the NSW coast...Read More

Sheep Central

National Feedbase Summary 30 May 2024

National total standing dry matter images are dominated by the high levels of biomass across the Victoria River Downs, Barkly and Top End regions of the Northern Territory...Read More

Likely above average winter rain forecast in some areas

The Bureau of Meteorology's long range forecast for winter indicates above average rainfall is likely for some southern central and western parts of Australia...Read More

US ag students get some Merino wool insights at Hamilton

VISITING American agriculture students got an insight into Australia’s sheep, wool, beef and dairy industries this month and shared some social licence insights...Read More

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 29 May 2024

WEEKLY rainfall totals between 25 to 50 mm were recorded in Tasmania and the northern Queensland coast, with rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm in an isolated pocket of the..Read More

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