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AgriDigital to launch integrated grain industry platform at AGIC 2017

Grain Central, 26 July 2017

Agridigital will officially launch its AgriDigital integrated grains industry platform at the upcoming Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) in Melbourne on August 2 and 3.

GrainCorp confirms $18.5m silo build in Central Queensland

Grain Central, 21 July 2017

GrainCorp this week confirmed it will proceed with the next phase of the $18.5 million state-of-the-art grain silo project at Yamala, near Emerald, thanks to Queensland Government funding.

Pulses drive Townsville’s push into containerised grain exports

Guest Author, 20 July 2017

The booming popularity of pulse crops in tropical Queensland is positioning Townsville as a port of significance when it comes to containerised grain exports.

Wheat futures rally tantalises

Henry Wells, 19 July 2017

Rallies in futures markets, led by spring wheat woes in June and July, subsided last week, however, more uncertainty awaits.

Aussie wheat taps into Indonesian market

Grain Central, 14 July 2017

Increasing value by using Australian wheat was the theme of a packed wheat quality technical workshop conducted by the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Russia tops wheat export charts for first time

Grain Central, 13 July 2017

Russia is forecast to be the world’s leading wheat exporter for 2017/18 for the first time, surpassing the European Union and the United States, according to the latest crop report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Discovery set to protect wheat from wheat blast fungus

Neil Lyon, 12 July 2017

An international team of researchers has uncovered an important link to a disease which, left unchecked, could prove devastating to wheat.

Eliminating choke points to build NSW grain rail capacity

Grain Central, 11 July 2017

A roundtable of grain industry participants convened by the NSW Farmers’ Association this week in Sydney has identified some pinch points and inefficiencies in the regional NSW rail network.

CME to introduce Australian wheat Futures FOB contract

Grain Central, 11 July 2017

A new Australian FOB wheat futures contract is set to be launched by global risk market operator, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group to extend regional relevance to its long-established US wheat futures offerings.

UN agency reduces world wheat production forecast

Grain Central, 07 July 2017

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) July wheat production forecast has been reduced, mostly to reflect downward revisions from European nations as a result of dry conditions.