DAFF knocks back ‘importer pays’ levy alternatives

DAFF officials have voiced concerns about alternatives to the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy put forward by industry. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, April 24, 2024

GPA, GrainGrowers critical of proposed biosecurity levy

GPA and GrainGrowers were united in opposition to the current Biosecurity Protection Levy framework when they fronted a senate inquiry into the proposed legislation yesterday…Read More

Emma Alsop, April 24, 2024

Downs trucks work through big competition for little volume

Freight rates for Qld grain are firming after a tough nine months which has seen rates plummet to as low as 7c/km/t, down from 22c seen when exports were booming into early 2023…Read More

Liz Wells, April 24, 2024

Feedgrain Focus: Sowing limits grower selling

Solid export demand for wheat and barley in the southern market, and an uptick in consumer demand in the north, have seen prices firm in the past week…Read More

Liz Wells, April 24, 2024

Growers urged to watch for mice as numbers climb

Reports of moderate to high mouse activity are coming in from several regions across Australia, and growers and advisors are urged to monitor and act on building populations…Read More

Grain Central, April 24, 2024

Daily Market Wire 24 April 2024

Brazil, Argentina post positive corn, soy news. Uncertain Western Australian weather outlook supports new crop wheat and canola bids…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, April 24, 2024

Pakistan expects record wheat crop

Amid bumper harvest, wheat nutritional importance in Pakistan on the one hand has farmers seeking better terms and on the other government gatekeeping cheaper import…Read More

Peter McMeekin - Grain Brokers Australia, April 23, 2024

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 24 Apr 2024

Rain in Australia’s cropping areas in the past week was largely confined to south-east Qld and northern NSW…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, April 23, 2024

Biosecurity levy to cost grains $12.25M

Govt figures reveal the grain industry will contribute $12.25M under the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy, the most for any commodity impacted by the legislation…Read More

Grain Central, April 22, 2024

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

While a much-anticipated tool to combat crown rot is yet to gain APVMA approval, the regulator has lately given the green light to at least one fungicide…Read More

Grain Central, April 22, 2024

Senate report calls for moves to limit spread of fire ants

As red imported fire ants spread west, a Senate report has called for a bigger and better response to the pest, including establishing of a CRC…Read More

Emma Alsop, April 22, 2024

Consortium to capitalise on growing global oat demand

GRDC has announced the Oat Grain Quality Consortium which brings together pre-breeding, breeding and the food-and beverage manufacturers to capitalise on growing demand, ..Read More

Grain Central, April 22, 2024

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