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‘Catastrophic’ fire conditions bring SA harvest to a halt

Strong winds and ‘catastrophic’ fire danger conditions have prompted SA growers to call a halt to harvest today. The state’s major bulk handler, Viterra, has so far taken in almost 1.5Mt following a busy week. ..Read More

Neil Lyon and Liz Wells, November 20, 2019

Australia tipped to participate in Saudi barley shipments

Australia could be supplying some of the feed barley which Saudi Arabia has bought for February-March 2020 delivery in its latest tender covering 17 cargoes…Read More

Grain Central, November 20, 2019

Daily Market Wire 19 November 2019

EU and Canadian canola firmer, US futures mixed. USDA misfires data again. Saudi buys barley optional origin including Australian. Vic Wimmera harvest gets a start…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, November 19, 2019

Barley anti-dumping investigation remains a sleeping giant

While China looks likely to steer away from Australian feed barley while its anti-dumping investigation continues, Saudi Arabian interest appears to have been sparked by competitive new-crop prices…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, November 19, 2019

Election governs the future for Argentinian grain

Next Sunday’s general election in Argentina will have significant ramifications for grain growers in that country and have an impact on grain exports…Read More

Neil Lyon, October 23, 2019

China, Japan volume buyers of August-shipment canola: ABS

Australia shipped 72,207 tonnes of canola in August, with China and Japan the volume customers, and the market is now preparing for new-crop shipments amid falling production prospects…Read More

Liz Wells, October 21, 2019

Exports remain vital to expanding Australian market: APC2019

Aggressive pricing from Canada on red lentils is likely to take some import demand from chickpeas in Pakistan, a key Australian market in the important export sector, the Australian Pulse Conference in Horsham, Vic, heard…Read More

Liz Wells, October 17, 2019

Feed barley exports dwindle in August, malting doubles: ABS

Exports of Australian feed barley dwindled over August to 6372 tonnes, compared with 129,504t in July, while shipments of malting barley more than doubled, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, October 14, 2019

Growing the wheat that puts the ‘mochi’ into udon noodles

Western Australia and Japan are celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the unique Australian noodle wheat segregation…Read More

Grain Central, October 14, 2019

China buys up big in August boxed wheat exports

China was the biggest buyer of containerised wheat exports in August, while South Korea topped the month for bulk shipments, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures…Read More

Liz Wells, October 11, 2019

Fierce competition lifts chickpea prices + ABS exports

Freshly harvested Australian chickpeas are fetching around $800 per tonne, up roughly 10 per cent since mid September, as traders compete for limited tonnage from the drought-reduced crop…Read More

Liz Wells, October 9, 2019

Japan Australia’s major buyer of July canola: ABS

Australia exported 39,309 tonnes of canola in July, up from 16,290t shipped in June, with Japan the biggest customer, according to the latest export data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, September 27, 2019

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