Australian wheat exports climb 24pc over January to 895,080t

Australia exported 895,080 tonnes of wheat in January, up 24 per cent from 719,401t shipped in December, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…Read More

Grain Central, March 14, 2019

Australia/Indonesia trade deal to boost feed grain exports

The long-awaited signing today of a landmark trade deal between Australia and Indonesia will open up new feed grain export opportunities for Australian growers…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 4, 2019

China’s ag policy impact unclear for Australian grain

China’s changing agricultural policy presents new opportunities and challenges for Australian agriculture, but could have mixed implications for grains…Read More

Grain Central, February 14, 2019

‘Millet king’ signs off on half century in the birdseed trade

More than 50 years in the business of trading millets and a range of other birdseeds has seen Terry Deacon stamp his mark as a key player in the Australian grain trading industry and earn the respected title of ‘the millet king’…Read More

Neil Lyon, January 25, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Interstate wheat shapes up on value

Up-country eastern states grain users, recognising that New South Wales harvest pressure had passed and summer crop prospects offered little relief, reverted this week to securing 2019 supply from interstate. ..Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, December 6, 2018

Feedgrain Focus:  Dip in barley shifts ration mix, cottonseed cheaper

Overall the feedgrains sector reported cautious trading this week as demand slowed and rain in the southern half of NSW further eased fodder supply. Barley priced itself back into feedlot rations in the short term in the hope of a better sorghum crop growing over summer…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, November 29, 2018

Australian crop estimate nudges higher: INTL FCStone

International crop watcher, INTL FCStone, has revised its production estimates for Australia’s 2018/19 crops, raising the projected figure for the key grains – wheat, barley, canola and sorghum…Read More

Grain Central, January 30, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Barley dips as feedlots extend coverage

Sorghum crops which desperately needed rain two weeks ago will define the direction of feedgrain values in the north. Meanwhile the boats keep on coming, providing a lifeline for the coastal and inland consumer…Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, January 24, 2019

Feedgrain Focus: Prices firm as cruel January hits sorghum

Hot and dry weather, and a pause in the arrival of vessels from Western Australia, have seen values for feedgrain lift in the past week as end-users bid up to book coverage for nearby delivery as yield outlooks slip for later-planted sorghum crops. ..Read More

Liz and Henry Wells, January 17, 2019

BCM steps into sorghum warehousing in Brisbane, northern NSW

Growers and traders wishing to store or accumulate sorghum from the upcoming harvest will have access to Boolah Commodity Management sites as it moves into warehousing in northern New South Wales and Brisbane with an eye to bulk loading of vessels…Read More

Liz Wells, January 15, 2019

Indian wheat crop faltering…

Speculation is increasing that this season’s Indian wheat production could be much lower than last year, as less than average rainfall and higher than average temperatures threaten yields in the key winter crop regions as Peter McMeekin reports…Read More

Peter McMeekin, December 24, 2018

Feedgrain Focus: Harvest interrupted buoys near-term values

Rain in the past week across eastern Australia’s cropping areas not only halted the winter-crop harvest in late-maturing areas, prompting short-covering by end-users to ensure adequate supplies of wheat into January, but also proved a game-changer for southern Queensland’s sorghum outlook…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, December 20, 2018

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