Domestic

Food markets offer sorghum chance to move beyond stockfeed

Opportunities exist to develop higher value, human consumption markets for Australian grain sorghum beyond the feed industry…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 23, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: South softer, north mixed in thin trade

Values for nearby barley have jumped in the northern market on some short covering ahead of harvest volume, while southern values have mostly softened, despite limited grower selling…Read More

Liz Wells, September 17, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Wheat mostly higher on northern dry

Wheat and barley traded firm to higher this week in limited volume on minimal growing selling and steady export demand for wheat which is making barley look more attractive to domestic consumers…Read More

Liz Wells, September 10, 2020

Improved wheat production prospects help offset lower prices: Rural Bank

Wheat prices are likely to slide by up to 10 per cent in coming months, but be offset to some extent by improved winter crop prospects, according to Rural Bank’s September Insights Update released today…Read More

Grain Central, September 7, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Mostly firmer as nearby, new-crop converge

Northern barley prices have firmed in the past week while the start of the Queensland wheat harvest saw old and new-crop markets converge, and values were mostly firmer in the south also…Read More

Liz Wells, September 3, 2020

Flexible wheat classification system needed to meet changing markets: AEGIC

Australia’s wheat classification system needs to be reformed to cater for the increasingly divergent needs of the domestic and export markets, according to AEGIC’s latest report into wheat consumption out to 2030…Read More

Grain Central, August 28, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Values steady as southern inverses shrink

Demand in southern markets for new-crop export business has closed the inverse on barley and narrowed it for wheat, while in the north, new-crop values have firmed on limited selling…Read More

Liz Wells, August 27, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices drop on sell-side pressure

Grower and trader selling on nearby and new-crop barley has driven values down to levels which are buying bulk and containerised export demand…Read More

Liz Wells, August 20, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Rain softens new-crop values

Prices for wheat and barley have softened this week after rain into the weekend bolstered yield prospects across most of Australia’s cropping districts and prompted some grower selling. ..Read More

Liz Wells, August 13, 2020

Barley boat ends 7Mt drought transshipment program

This week’s Brisbane vessel discharge may end Australia’s biggest grain transshipment program, about 7 million tonnes of interstate grain shipments, which started in November 2017…Read More

Liz Wells, August 7, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices fall on rain, approaching new crop

Barley, sorghum and wheat prices have softened this week as the inverse between nearby and new-crop narrows in response to  forecast rain across southern Australia…Read More

Liz Wells, August 6, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Values firm as crop concerns build

Prices for wheat and barley have firmed in the past week in response to concerns about lack of moisture for some crops as spring approaches…Read More

Liz Wells, July 30, 2020

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