Victoria

GM compensation inquiry maintains status quo

A Western Australian inquiry into compensating farmers for economic loss caused by contamination from genetically modified (GM) material has found there is no case for changing existing laws…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 15, 2019

Young SA researcher takes emerging leader award + Adelaide GRDC Update PICS

South Australian scientist Kenton Porker has been recognised as one of the grains industry’s most influential young leaders, receiving the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region 2019 Emerging Leader Award at this week’s Adelaide GRDC Update…Read More

Grain Central, February 15, 2019

Don’t think twice, it’s all right – Australia’s canola exports

Over the last 15 years the level of canola production in Australia has risen at an annual average rate of 19 per cent (including seasonal variations) to around 3.6 million tonnes, and domestic consumption has risen at a slightly lower rate of 12pc, leaving on average 63pc available for export…Read More

The Colere Group, February 14, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Export parity arrests barley price slide

Barley has become the mainstay of many NSW/Qld cattle rations as international market quirks handed the east coast feedlot sector wide open access at prices cheaper than previously dominant wheat and sorghum. Meantime most non-grain feed ingredients remain hard to source…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, February 14, 2019

Don’t think twice, it’s all right – Australia’s canola exports

Over the last 15 years the level of canola production in Australia has risen at an annual average rate of 19 per cent (including seasonal variations) to around 3.6 million tonnes, and domestic consumption has risen at a slightly lower rate of 12pc, leaving on average 63pc available for export…Read More

The Colere Group, February 14, 2019

Daily Market Wire 14 February 2019

Export demand for wheat, and hopes China will boost its buying of US corn, lifted grain values in overnight trading, while in Australia, cash markets are flat to softer based on the absence of Saudi Arabia from the global barley market at present. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, February 14, 2019

Daily Market Wire 13 February 2019

Beans and corn futures lifted 1 per cent overnight while wheat and canola futures saw mixed, small moves. Australian grain markets dawdled yesterday; cattle industry participants were stunned by the unfolding implications of cattle deaths in NW Queensland flood country…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, February 13, 2019

This little piggy went to market

China is back to work in the Year of the Pig, and the world is watching Russia’s tightening wheat supply, cheap US wheat exports and ongoing US-China trade negotiations…Read More

Peter McMeekin, February 12, 2019

Deadline looms for Australian barley submissions to China

Australia’s barley industry is putting final touches to submissions to convince Chinese authorities that it has not engaged in dumping in a marketplace with which it has a deep and perennial co-dependency…Read More

Henry Wells, January 22, 2019

Trying to forget the politics for a moment…

A lack of adequate snow cover to protect the winter crop against cold weather is raising some concerns in parts of the northern hemisphere…Read More

Peter McMeekin, January 22, 2019

Middle East buys bulk of November-shipped Australian feed barley

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have bought 110,095 tonnes, or 96 per cent, of the 114,643t of feed barley Australia exported in November, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…Read More

Liz Wells, January 21, 2019

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