Second biggest winter crop valued at near-record $35.5 billion: ABARES

The gross value of crop production is estimated to have reached a near-record $35.5 billion in 2020–21, boosted by Australia’s second-biggest winter crop on record and relatively high world grain and oilseed prices…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2021

Coastal cattle seek inland fodder in wake of NSW floods

A surge in supply of hay and grain from inland NSW is being partially absorbed by increased demand from coastal dairy and beef farms where floods have decimated fodder and pastures…Read More

Liz Wells, March 29, 2021

Feedgrain Focus: Markets lift as rain clouds harvest

PROMPT markets for wheat and barley have rallied as consumers and exporters scramble to book and receive grain amid a rain-interrupted harvest in southern Queensland and north-west New South Wales…Read More

Liz Wells, October 22, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Wheat strengthens on limited grower selling

Wheat prices have strengthened in the past week as harvesting growers focus on selling barley for cash and holding their high-quality and high-protein wheat in a rising market…Read More

Liz Wells, October 15, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: North drops, southern wheat firms

Nearby values for northern wheat and barley have succumbed to harvest pressure, and nearby cottonseed prices have weakened with them, but southern markets are firming based on rising world values for wheat…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, October 8, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Price moves mixed in thin trade

Wheat and barley values have been mixed in the past week as the market weighs up varying new-crop prospects, and the last of the current-crop shorts get covered…Read More

Liz Wells, October 1, 2020

Feedgrain Focus: Export demand, local shorts lift values

Wheat and barley prices have firmed in the past week to reflect a little short covering from the domestic market, and export demand led by the latest Saudi barley tender. ..Read More

Liz Wells, September 24, 2020

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

Liz Wells, 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

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