Feedgrain Focus: Southern rain lifts prompt prices

Rain has stemmed the supply of new-crop wheat to the market, and rebooted the inverse as consumers in Victoria and southern NSW look to cover nearby positions…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, November 7, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Weaker barley price buys demand

Supply-side pressure is weighing on barley and buying it some demand from wheat as tonnage starts to roll into bulk-handling sites across southern Australia…Read More

Liz Wells, October 31, 2019

ASX delists sorghum contract

The ASX has delisted sorghum futures and options contracts to reflect their inactivity, and a lack of open interest, a function of consecutive small crops for Australia’s major summer grain…Read More

Grain Central, October 31, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices ease as southern crops consolidate

Wheat and barley prices have eased in the past week as confidence about the quality and quantity of crops in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia builds…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, October 24, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Flat to lower on rain forecast for sorghum areas

Rain forecast trimmed values in the north, but down south sliding yield prospects pushed bids and offers apart. Haymakers are cutting into grain area, others hoping later country delivers a soft finish…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, October 10, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Values retreat from highs in heated north

Prompt northern feedgrain values have retreated a little as the market transitions to imminent, paltry NSW new-crop supply, while in southern markets timely rain in some areas trimmed prices a few dollars…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, September 26, 2019

Silage scramble abates as focus turns to summer slot

Silage has filled the roughage component for feedlots and backgrounders for now, but limited irrigation supplies are sparking concerns for some operations as the drought wears on…Read More

Liz Wells, September 24, 2019

Sixth vessel booked, new-crop wheat imports tipped at 400,000t

Another year of drought in Australia’s major high-protein wheat-growing areas could see 400,000 tonnes of wheat imported to cover local demands in the new-crop marketing year which starts next month…Read More

Liz Wells, September 13, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices firm as thin crops turn to hay

A tough start to spring is cribbing tonnage from the eastern Australian cereal crop as hay-cutting advances on struggling crops, and supports prices for cereals in nearby and new-crop slots…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, September 5, 2019

WA, SA sheep nuts help counter impact of NSW drought

Pellets formulated as far away as Perth are working into the New South Wales market to offer sheep producers a reliable source of nutrition for their animals as the state battles its toughest drought on record…Read More

Liz Wells, August 23, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Inverse stymies sales, prices ease on US tumble

Some growers in NSW are weighing up their options for grain, grazing or hay, while cereals trade flat to lower in the feed market to reflect Monday’s drop in US futures…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, August 15, 2019

Fifth vessel en route to Manildra’s plant from Canada

The fifth panamax cargo of Canadian wheat has finished loading in Vancouver, and with further import applications still with the Australian Government, it may not be the last load of wheat to come in the current drought cycle.
..Read More

Liz Wells, August 14, 2019

More Domestic News

    Get Grain Central's news headlines emailed to you -