Domestic

Feedgrain Focus: Mostly steady amid reduced demand

Prices were steady in most markets amid paucity of sellers, but prompt sorghum Downs and wheat Melbourne dropped this week. New-crop wheat showed surprising strength as export parity underpinned domestic markets…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, July 2, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Barley firms as FOT market winds down

Barley values have found some support this week as the supply of interstate grain arriving by ship slows, and China steps up on malting…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, June 25, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Shorts lift north in nearby, south softens

Short-covering in the northern feedgrain market has values for nearby barley up to $20 per tonne firmer in the past week, while better crop prospects have weighed heavily on new-crop markets…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, June 18, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices soften in thin trade

Australian feedgrain values have lost a few dollars this week, with limited sell-side pressure in nearby and new-crop slots tempering the impact of a stronger Australian dollar…Read More

Liz Wells, June 11, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Stronger Aussie dollar pressures prices

A stronger Australian dollar has pushed down values for nearby and new-crop grain in the domestic market this week amid limited demand for prompt and deferred delivery…Read More

Liz Wells, June 4, 2020

COVID-19: Layers, dairy grain use unchanged, meatbirds slump

Grain use by Australian poultry grown for meat is estimated to have fallen around 15 per cent in response to subdued demand for chicken during the COVID-19 lockdown period, but egg and dairy sales appears to have remained constant…Read More

Liz Wells, June 4, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices mixed in thin trade

Feedgrain values have been mostly steady in the past week in limited trade as the market processes patchy conditions in Queensland against good to excellent crop prospects in southern Australia…Read More

Guest Author, May 28, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Barley firms after China announcement

Grain markets ploughed through the damage of tariffs while drivers, as complex as the poultry sector shrunken by COVID-19 and inconsistent moisture across Australia’s grainbelt, saw domestic new crop markets edge higher…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, May 21, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices ease as north’s demand wanes

After softening in the past week, markets appear to be settled at lower levels, while space in Brisbane for transshipped grain fills up on reduced near-term demand…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, May 7, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices drop sharply in limited trade

Prices for wheat and barley in nearby and new-crop markets have dropped sharply this week, reflecting subdued domestic demand, the stronger Aussie dollar and buoyant production prospects for NSW, SA and Vic…Read More

Liz Wells and Henry Wells, April 30, 2020

Imported feedgrain could stack up in future droughts

A report commissioned by volume feedgrain users says a facility built within a port zone to treat imported grain could improve their ability to weather future droughts…Read More

Grain Central, April 30, 2020

COVID-19: Flour sales rise on home-baked demand

Packaging and production have been adapted to service demand for Australian flour and canola oil as home cooking popularity surges during the COVID-19 lockdown…Read More

Liz Wells, April 24, 2020

More Domestic News

    Get Grain Central's news headlines emailed to you -
    FREE!