First loads arrive from winter-crop harvest

Australia’s winter-crop harvest has started in CQ and WA, and kick-off in other regions is expected roughly 10-14 days later than normal due to mild and wet conditions…Read More

Liz Wells, September 27, 2022

Field day hitches recovery safety to front of mind

A demonstration about machinery recovery has brought this often overlooked aspect of farm safety to light ahead of what looks like being a big and boggy NSW harvest…Read More

Liz Wells, September 28, 2022

GRDC adds $20M to Australia’s research capacity

Applications open on Friday for GRDC grants to help fund infrastructure projects in the area of research. ..Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2022

GoMicro’s AI sows seeds for objective assessment

Hand-held technology developed by Adelaide and Singapore-based company GoMicro is enabling objective assessment of grain and pulse samples…Read More

Grain Central, September 28, 2022

Pakistan’s flood crisis becomes a food nightmare

Recent flooding has displaced millions of Pakistan’s citizens, and damaged stored grain as well as prospects for its upcoming wheat and rice crops…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, September 27, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 28 September 2022

Weekly totals of 50-100 mm were recorded over the NSW Northern Rivers District and parts of south-eastern Queensland, with higher totals locally in parts of the Mid North Coast and the Gold Coast…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, September 28, 2022

Daily Market Wire 28 September 2022

Yo-yoing macro markets steer US traders to the buy side of commodities markets . Amid turmoil in Ukraine, modest winter plantings make some progress. Welcome sunshine in Australia precedes rain forecast. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, September 28, 2022

Louis Dreyfus Asia buys Emerald Grain

Louis Dreyfus is buying Emerald Grain and its assets, which include seven up-country storage sites and Melbourne’s only grain terminal…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022


Daily Market Wire 27 September 2022
Lachstock Consulting, September 27, 2022
Scientists unlock code to breed better peas
Grain Central, September 26, 2022

Industry Dashboard

Carbon Trading Market

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

Today

31.25
Source: Jarden

$A / $US

Updated 7am daily

Today

0.6430
Source: NAB

ASX Market Index

28 Sep 2022 (updated 10am daily)
Company Price Trending
Elders $11.94
Australian Agricultural Co $1.74
Graincorp $7.90
Ridley $2.06
Woolworths $34.60
Wellard $0.06
Source: ASX

SOI Graph

Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)

Today

8.24
Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Wheat

APW1 delivered Melbourne

Last Week

420
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Barley

FB1 delivered Melbourne

Today

312

Canola

Spot delivered Melbourne

Today

732
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Sorghum

Sorghum track Newcastle

Today

326
Source: Lachstock Consulting

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News

First loads arrive from winter-crop harvest

Australia’s winter-crop harvest has started in CQ and WA, and kick-off in other regions is expected roughly 10-14 days later than normal due to mild and wet conditions…Read More

Liz Wells, September 27, 2022

GRDC adds $20M to Australia’s research capacity

Applications open on Friday for GRDC grants to help fund infrastructure projects in the area of research. ..Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2022

Louis Dreyfus Asia buys Emerald Grain

Louis Dreyfus is buying Emerald Grain and its assets, which include seven up-country storage sites and Melbourne’s only grain terminal…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

Recognition, learning at Australian Agronomy Conference + PICS

The 20th Australian Agronomy is being held in Toowoomba and its 400 delegates are hearing the latest in research and ideas, and applauding some of their peers’ achievements…Read More

Grain Central, September 20, 2022

Weather

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 28 September 2022

Weekly totals of 50-100 mm were recorded over the NSW Northern Rivers District and parts of south-eastern Queensland, with higher totals locally in parts of the Mid North Coast and the Gold Coast…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, September 28, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 21 September 2022

Weekly totals of 25-100mm resulted in increased flooding in catchments on the western slopes of the Divide and some inland areas of NSW…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, September 20, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 14 September 2022

Storms brought heavy rain, hail and some flash flooding to parts of inland eastern Australia, while a cold front brought 5-25mm to much of southern WA. ..Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, September 14, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 7 September 2022

Tropical moisture combined with weather systems over the week to produce significant rainfall over large parts of the country…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, September 7, 2022

Cropping

Optimising water use key for agrifood systems: FAO

Irrigation has accounted for 85pc of the increase in global cropping land in the past decade, and makes optimal use of water even more critical, according to FAO head Qu Dongyu…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

National appetite for ConstraintID in spotlight

Sufficient interest from growers and consultants could see a web-based tool used to help identify soil constraints roll out beyond NSW and Queensland…Read More

Liz Wells, September 26, 2022

Scientists unlock code to breed better peas

Researchers have discovered exactly how peas have evolved and revealed the traits breeders can leverage to make them even better…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

CQ long-season cotton in spotlight with CSD project

The first CSD project from funding pledged to commemorate industry pioneer Richard Williams will look at improving the outlook for long-season cotton in CQ…Read More

Grain Central, September 23, 2022

Markets

Pakistan’s flood crisis becomes a food nightmare

Recent flooding has displaced millions of Pakistan’s citizens, and damaged stored grain as well as prospects for its upcoming wheat and rice crops…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, September 27, 2022

Daily Market Wire 28 September 2022

Yo-yoing macro markets steer US traders to the buy side of commodities markets . Amid turmoil in Ukraine, modest winter plantings make some progress. Welcome sunshine in Australia precedes rain forecast. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, September 28, 2022

Daily Market Wire 27 September 2022

Monday continues flight towards greenback. US wheat falls another 2pc. Ukraine situation features heavily in the uncertainty. Australian spot proteins gain as another rain band wets the east…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, September 27, 2022

Daily Market Wire 26 September 2022

Friday closes with most markets weaker, central banks raising interest rates and US currency eclipsing two-decade highs. Eastern Australian grain growers brace for more spring rain. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, September 26, 2022

Sponsored Content

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Guest Author, September 5, 2022

Solar pumping means water can be sustainable, as well as life-sustaining, on organic Barfield Station

A system of integrated pumps and photovoltaic arrays is delivering a far wider water supply network and substantial savings for Rob and Melinee Leather, owners of Barfield Station in Queensland’s Dawson Valley…Read More

Guest Author, August 14, 2022

Sponsored content now available on Grain Central

In line with most other Australian private sector digital and print news media, Grain Central now publishes occasional advertisers’ sponsored editorial content, supplied directly by companies providing goods and services to the Australian meat & livestock industry…Read More

Grain Central, August 13, 2022

WA’s Kalium Lakes gets rolling on potash deliveries

Kalium Lakes Ltd on Friday started deliveries of Sulphate of Potash from its Beyondie project in the Pilbara to WA’s CSBP Fertilisers…Read More

Grain Central, August 2, 2022

Machinery

Field day hitches recovery safety to front of mind

A demonstration about machinery recovery has brought this often overlooked aspect of farm safety to light ahead of what looks like being a big and boggy NSW harvest…Read More

Liz Wells, September 28, 2022

GRDC guide provides benchmark for machinery investment

A two-year project has yielded a machinery investment and replacement guide for growers which includes a formula to benchmark their spend against farm profit…Read More

Grain Central, September 21, 2022

Harvestaire makes move with eye on expansion

A Perth-based business is moving to larger premises to improve its ability to warehouse and manufacture header parts, and make lamb cradles with the offcuts…Read More

Liz Wells, September 7, 2022

WA study quantifies harvester grain loss: GRDC

A study based on WA’s 2021 harvest found growers using set-up trays averaged 1.3pc machine losses across all crops, while those not using trays lost on average 2.9pc…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2022

Property

Duxton diversifies with first Victorian buy

Duxton Farms has announced the acquisition of Piambie Farms, a 1183-hectare irrigated cropping aggregation in Victoria, for approximately $9 million…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

Riverina mixed property expected to make over $40M

Aratula Aggregation in NSW’s Riverina district has listed for sale with the holding expected to receive offers in excess of $40 million…Read More

Emma Alsop, September 23, 2022

East Gleneast sells before auction, Alma lists

Billa Billa district cropping property, East Gleneast sold to a local interest before heading to auction, signifying the ongoing strength of the market for high quality land…Read More

Emma Alsop and Linda Rowley, September 16, 2022

Condobolin property primed for cropping expansion

AT JUST over 4900 hectares, mixed cropping and livestock property, Avalon, is a rare large-scale offering in the tightly held Condobolin district. The central west New South Wales holding has..Read More

Emma Alsop, September 14, 2022

AgCarbon Central

How the biofuels industry could benefit growers

Grain growers could see a trio of benefits from an increase in biodiesel and renewable diesel production and uptake in Australia, according to Cleaner Fuel Alliance chair Simon Roycroft…Read More

Emma Alsop, September 19, 2022

Carbon markets: trading volumes slow with review uncertainty

Carbon trading has slowed in recent weeks as the Federal Government’s review of the carbon farming framework heads into a public submission phase…Read More

Eric Barker, September 16, 2022

Measurement of insets gets Balls rolling on carbon

Hugh and Sarah Ball’s cropping operation at Moree has embarked on a self-guided carbon-audit process to ensure the benefits of biodiversity are not overlooked…Read More

Liz Wells, September 5, 2022

Renaming regenerative agriculture could open doors

Should the term ‘regenerative agriculture’ be changed to encourage more growers to adopt the practices?..Read More

Emma Alsop, September 5, 2022

Beef Central

Kay’s Cuts: Little relief in sight in US drought

While parts of Texas have received some desperately needed rain, drought conditions in many parts of the US continue to force cattle into feedlots and cow-calf producers to keep reducing..Read More

Bloat risk lowers as spring pastures strike

As constant rain continues to fall across large parts of New South Wales and Queensland, spring pastures seem to be striking and lowering the number of bloat cases in the..Read More

‘Safe set of hands’, as AA Co appoints Dave Harris as new MD and Chief Executive

The Australian Agricultural Co has appointed David Harris as the company’s new managing director and chief executive officer, effective today...Read More

Taskforce completes review of Australia’s biosecurity systems

A Taskforce has made 14 recommendations to the Federal Government following a four week assessment of Australia’s level of preparedness if an exotic animal disease such as FMD or lumpy..Read More

Sheep Central

Sheep EID taskforce leader recognises need for quick action

SHEEP and Goat Traceability Taskforce chairman Ron Cullen recognises the need for quick action as leader of the group tasked with facilitating Australia’s mandatory national smallstock electronic identification system...Read More

Tattykeel Australian White sale sets ram and ewe records

A NEW national record of $240,000 for an Australian White ram was set at the 9th annual Tattykeel sale in New South Wales today. The 16 month-old sire Tattykeel ‘Platinum’…..Read More

Aussie dollar slumps to three-year lows, below US65c

THE Australian dollar has plunged to three-year lows versus the US dollar this week, buffeted by international uncertainty and a gloomy global economic outlook...Read More

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 28 September 2022

WEEKLY rainfall totals of 25–50 mm were recorded for much of inland New South Wales, southern Queensland, the Mallee and Gippsland districts in Victoria, and South Australia's Riverland and Murraylands regions...Read More

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