AFL pick, school crop bright spots in NSW harvest

Some better-than-expected wheat quality, a stellar result for a school project, and a farm boy getting an AFL call-up are bringing some cheer to a state hard hit by flooding. ..Read More

Liz Wells, November 30, 2022

PIRSA sees record SA crop of 12.1Mt

The South Australian Government crop forecasting agency is calling the state’s crop at a record 12.1Mt, up 9pc on the previous record set in 2016-17…Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2022

Feedgrain Focus: Southern prices feel harvest pressure

Northern barley prices have risen in the past week on limited supply, but harvest pressure has driven prices down as harvest ramps up in NSW and Victoria…Read More

Liz Wells, December 1, 2022

GRDC guide highlights key to spraying efficiency

GRDC has released a guidebook for mixing and batching agricultural chemicals, and is holding a series of workshops to help get the message out.
..Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2022

Biofertilisers’ future gets leg-up with granulator

A UniSQ-led project has culminated in the commissioning of an Australian-first granulator used to manufacture biofertilisers…Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2022

Instant crop N analysis to boost fertiliser efficiency

The Croptune app is available for a range of crops including wheat, rice and cotton to gauge plant nitrogen needs during the growing season…Read More

Grain Central, November 29, 2022

Daily Market Wire 2 December 2022

Brazil soybean news points to production, export gains. Argentina production outlook remains grim. Wettest spring on record for parts of eastern Australia – official…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, December 2, 2022

Plans for Geelong’s next terminal take shape

Midway has confirmed it is in final negotiations with parties to operate its proposed grain-export terminal at Geelong, ..Read More

Emma Alsop, November 29, 2022


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Industry Dashboard

Carbon Trading Market

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

Today

32.00
Source: Jarden

$A / $US

Updated 7am daily

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0.6800
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ASX Market Index

04 Dec 2022 (updated 10am daily)
Company Price Trending
Elders $10.38
Australian Agricultural Co $1.75
Graincorp $8.00
Ridley $1.90
Woolworths $34.53
Wellard $0.07
Source: ASX

SOI Graph

Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)

Today

19.61
Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Wheat

APW1 delivered Melbourne

Last Week

420
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Barley

FB1 delivered Melbourne

Today

318

Canola

Spot delivered Melbourne

Today

726
Source: Lachstock Consulting

Sorghum

Sorghum track Newcastle

Today

358
Source: Lachstock Consulting

What readers are saying

Rain slows WA as receivals hit 3.9Mt: CBH

Ravensthorpe District has had rain. RPOs waiting at sites, some only getting 15 hours work for 7 days so probably not the best job as people come from....

Howard J Keen
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Pulse Update: Rain delays stymie volume trade

Certainly we will have some storage issues in SA, if we see the lentil yields as expected at or above 3t/ha.....

Prashant Kewlani
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Milestone brings Kimberley gin a step closer

This is a really exciting time for the North. It's great to see a vision come to reality. Congratulations to KCC and the team.....

Phil Beale
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Warning issued for growers harvesting wet paddocks

I'm an ex farmer who is living on my farm, and leasing it. Maybe organised meetings held in rural towns to give everyone involved in harvest information from experts....

Grant Mathews
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News

AFL pick, school crop bright spots in NSW harvest

Some better-than-expected wheat quality, a stellar result for a school project, and a farm boy getting an AFL call-up are bringing some cheer to a state hard hit by flooding. ..Read More

Liz Wells, November 30, 2022

Plans for Geelong’s next terminal take shape

Midway has confirmed it is in final negotiations with parties to operate its proposed grain-export terminal at Geelong, ..Read More

Emma Alsop, November 29, 2022

Condamine portfolio offers diverse cropping, grazing mix

Power generation company CS Energy is selling 4447ha of cropping and grazing land on Queensland’s Western Downs…Read More

Grain Central, November 30, 2022

Volatility to prevail says Rabo analyst + PICS

Producers who gathered at Mt Tyson for last week’s Rabobank function heard volatility in global markets and trade will continue indefinitely…Read More

Emma Alsop, November 28, 2022

Weather

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 30 November 2022

Thunderstorms, showers, hail and snow in the south-east of Australia at the start of the week were followed by settled conditions due to a system centred south of the continent…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, November 30, 2022

Climate report shows wetter north, drier south

State of the Climate 2022 shows wet seasons are getting wetter, and increases in extreme heat events and intense heavy rainfall nationally…Read More

Grain Central, November 24, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 23 November 2022

Cold fronts crossed southern Australia at the start and end of the week, bringing damaging winds, storms, heavy rain and in the south-east a risk of renewed rises in river levels…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, November 23, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 16 November 2022

Rainfall this week caused flash flooding and renewed riverine flooding especially for large parts of NSW and Victoria…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, November 16, 2022

Cropping

AFL pick, school crop bright spots in NSW harvest

Some better-than-expected wheat quality, a stellar result for a school project, and a farm boy getting an AFL call-up are bringing some cheer to a state hard hit by flooding. ..Read More

Liz Wells, November 30, 2022

PIRSA sees record SA crop of 12.1Mt

The South Australian Government crop forecasting agency is calling the state’s crop at a record 12.1Mt, up 9pc on the previous record set in 2016-17…Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2022

GRDC guide highlights key to spraying efficiency

GRDC has released a guidebook for mixing and batching agricultural chemicals, and is holding a series of workshops to help get the message out.
..Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2022

Tasmanian season mirrors mainland’s

Tasmania may fall short of breaking its wheat-production record set last year because of a cool and wet spring similar to that seen on the mainland…Read More

Liz Wells, November 28, 2022

Markets

Feedgrain Focus: Southern prices feel harvest pressure

Northern barley prices have risen in the past week on limited supply, but harvest pressure has driven prices down as harvest ramps up in NSW and Victoria…Read More

Liz Wells, December 1, 2022

Daily Market Wire 2 December 2022

Brazil soybean news points to production, export gains. Argentina production outlook remains grim. Wettest spring on record for parts of eastern Australia – official…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, December 2, 2022

Viterra receivals hit 1.2Mt as weather warms

More sites are opening in Viterra’s SA network as deliveries increase to take the harvest total to Sunday to 1.2Mt…Read More

Liz Wells, November 29, 2022

Daily Market Wire 1 December 2022

A run of offshore buying has lifted Northern Hemisphere values overnight, while Australia markets softened…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, December 1, 2022

Sponsored Content

Luximax 30/30 brings options to fight against ryegrass

BASF has developed the Luximax 30/30 Plan, a strategy growers can use in wheat rotations to minimise a build-up in herbicide-resistant ryegrass…Read More

Sponsored Content, November 8, 2022

InVigor brings pod strength to cut canola losses

BASF’s InVigor canola varieties offer growers increased pod durability which equates to improved yields through reduced shattering and harvest losses…Read More

Sponsored Content, October 24, 2022

Landmark fabric Aussie made for Aussie bunkers

Ahead of another bumper harvest in eastern Australia, GALE Pacific’s Landmark fabric is in strong demand from fabricators who are answering the call for durable and recyclable bunker covers…Read More

Guest Author, October 10, 2022

Supporting the North’s abundant agricultural opportunity

Former stock and station agent Trent McIndoe said he never initially envisaged a career in banking, but 20 years after an accepting an approach from Rabobank, he “is still loving it”…Read More

Guest Author, September 5, 2022

Machinery

RDO Toowoomba plans shifts to Aatlis

Construction of a new Toowoomba home for RDO Equipment is due to start next year, and will take the leading Darling Downs dealership to the Wellcamp logistics hub. ..Read More

Grain Central, November 21, 2022

Croplands acquires Sonic; O’Connors buys Echuca CIH

O’Connors has expanded its dealership network to 17 with the purchase of Echuca CIH, and Croplands has bought WA boomspray manufacturer Sonic…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2022

Outlook for adding hydrogen to diesel diet fires up

A UNSW is keen to connect with agriculture and other industries to commercialise a system it has developed which can retrofit hydrogen power to diesel engines…Read More

Grain Central, October 7, 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

Property

Condamine portfolio offers diverse cropping, grazing mix

Power generation company CS Energy is selling 4447ha of cropping and grazing land on Queensland’s Western Downs…Read More

Grain Central, November 30, 2022

Tasmania’s Vaucluse exceeds $100M for Proterra

One of Tasmania’s largest irrigated and dryland cropping aggregations has sold, reportedly for more than $100 million…Read More

Emma Alsop, November 23, 2022

Duxton diversifies after floods devastate NSW farms

ASX-listed Duxton Farms has signaled its intention of further diversifying its holdings as the company faces a dire winter harvest and a virtually non-existent 2022-23 summer crop…Read More

Emma Alsop, November 21, 2022

Handburys list impressive Mid North aggregation

One of South Australia’s biggest mixed-farming aggregations has come to market with the listing of the Handbury family’s Saltbush Ag…Read More

Emma Alsop, November 16, 2022

AgCarbon Central

AgForce’s AgCarE natural capital tool set to launch: TropAg

Queensland’s peak farming organisation is next week hard launching its natural capital certification system, AgCarE…Read More

Emma Alsop, November 7, 2022

Industry mulls home-grown alternative to ISCC for exports

With a new array of ISCC requirements set to come into effect in December, WAFarmers is questioning whether the grains industry should develop an Australian-driven scheme…Read More

Emma Alsop, October 31, 2022

Tool helps growers navigate carbon opportunities

An online tool launched in Canberra last week offers a practical resource for landowners and primary producers to navigate the tricky landscape of carbon choices…Read More

Grain Central, October 24, 2022

Twiggy questions integrity as ACCU trading slows

Trading volumes of Australian Carbon Credit Units have continued to slow in recent weeks as the industry awaits findings expected to lead to some major reforms…Read More

Eric Barker, October 12, 2022

Beef Central

Strong performance seen in Aussie F1 feeders in Japan, but price is a growing issue

The opportunity to see Australian-bred F1 Wagyu cattle on feed in Japan under local conditions, and talk with the yard operators about their performance was one of the real highlights..Read More

Aussie Wagyu live export feeder cattle fill valuable niche in Japan

While markets like Indonesia and Vietnam routinely command the headlines over Australia’s live cattle export trade, Australian-bred Wagyu feeder cattle continue to play a significant part within Japan’s beef supply..Read More

Cattle Australia legal challenge adjourned

Voting to elect the inaugural board of Cattle Australia will proceed through to this Monday’s deadline, after a legal challenge to the process was adjourned in the Supreme Court of..Read More

Plant-based meat substitutes having little impact on domestic consumers, MLA Updates told

While surveys showed up to 17pc of Australian households trialled plant-based meat substitutes over a 12 month period, the curiosity factor is now gone and sales are in decline, producers..Read More

Sheep Central

New eNVD app could include non-mulesed declarations

A NEW eNVD app launched in Queensland this week will have the potential to incorporate additional pain relief treatment and mulesed/non-mulesed declarations, Meat & Livestock Australia's subsidiary, Integrity Systems Company..Read More

Recruitment: Should your business consider scrapping staff performance reviews?

Not long back, one of the largest companies in the world stopped using performance reviews across its 330,000 employees. It begs several questions: Are performance reviews worthwhile, or is there..Read More

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 30 November

THUNDERSTORMS, showers, hail and snow in the south-east of Australia at the beginning of the week were followed by settled conditions due to a slow-moving high pressure system centred south..Read More

Summer outlook: wetter in east, drier in west

IT'S likely to be wetter than usual along Australia’s east coast – particularly coastal New South Wales, most of Victoria, large areas of Queensland, and northern and eastern Tasmania, according..Read More

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