Domestic

Feedgrain Focus: Rain drops new-crop, nearby mostly stronger

New-crop values for wheat and barley have eased this week on rain which is improving prospects for a big winter-cereal planting in eastern Australia, while price movements in nearby markets have been mixed…Read More

Liz Wells, April 2, 2020

SA to host grain classification workshops for growers

A State Government-funded series of grain-classification workshops is to be held across South Australia to help growers maximise their marketing options and profits…Read More

Grain Central, February 27, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Barley eases but wheat, sorghum hold ground

Barley values have come under pressure this week from increased supply to the domestic market, but wheat and sorghum have traded steady to slightly higher…Read More

Liz Wells, February 20, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices ease further as bids slide on rain

Rain in most summer-cropping regions has pushed down values for feedgrains, but a tight supply situation overall is limiting downside…Read More

Liz Wells, February 13, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Values hold on patchy rain, firm offers

Price softness in the national domestic feedgrain market is yet to be seen as offers out of Western Australia on wheat and barley firm on export demand, and an unaltered sorghum supply situation in the near term…Read More

Liz Wells, January 30, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices hold after rain

Prices for wheat and barley have firmed in the past week, with patchy rain across eastern Australia’s summer-cropping regions doing nothing to alter the domestic supply outlook over coming months…Read More

Liz Wells and Henry Wells, January 23, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Prices jump as growers hold, fires disrupt

Wheat and barley prices have lifted by up to $20 per tonne in the past month as traders scramble to cover short positions in logistically challenging circumstances exacerbated by bushfires…Read More

Liz Wells, January 16, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Wait for wheat lifts prices

Some heat-related harvest bans and Wimmera growers’ willingness to hold sales after cashing hay and canola maintained upside pressure on cash and futures. Yields remain below average from WA to southern Queensland…Read More

Liz Wells and Henry Wells, December 5, 2019

Domestic consumption to take majority of extra grain production in 2030

More than half of Australia’s extra grain production in 2030 will be consumed within Australia, according to new AEGIC analysis…Read More

Grain Central, November 29, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Warehousing trend, harvest heat lift prices

Wheat and barley bids to growers lift $5-10/t as growers remain reluctant sellers at current levels. Sorghum prices rally further as hopes for widespread early plant evaporate. ASX slides…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, November 21, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices rally on wait for Victorian volume

Short covering for wheat and sorghum has lifted values for both grains, and supported barley prices, as the wait for Victorian grain in volume continues and GrainCorp issues its first 2019/20 harvest report…Read More

Liz Wells, November 14, 2019

Sheep confinement pens, lot-feeding gain traction in drought

The need to make money, preserve groundcover, and develop drought-ready livestock systems is boosting interest in sheep feedlots and confinement pens to new highs…Read More

Liz Wells, November 13, 2019

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