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The divergence in new/old crop #wheat prices in Aust is growing as old crop is supported by strong export pace + domestic shorts. New crop, while buoyed by lower AUD/higher global prices is pressured by promising prospects for a big EC winter cereals plant #oatt #harvest20 pic.twitter.com/z0v2crV8Lu

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Australia’s August wheat exports drop 37pc from July to 847,181t

Australia exported 847,181 tonnes of wheat in August, well down on the five-year average for the penultimate month of the crop year, with domestic demand from the drought-hit eastern states diverting tonnage away from normal export channels. Market Check’s Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy speaks with Grain Central’s Liz Wells, 23 October 2018. Read here. READ MORE


USDA Aussie production, export numbers raise eyebrows

WORLD grain futures have lifted across a range of commodities in the past week on the back of a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report that lowered international production, Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy talks to Gregor Heard, The Land. Click here to read. READ MORE


Market eyes on sorghum crop potential

Nick Crundall speaks with The Land about the domestic Australian grain market is carefully analysing the potential of the upcoming sorghum plant and whether it will create a meaningful alternative to stretched white grain supplies. https://www.theland.com.au/story/5707831/market-eyes-on-sorghum-crop-potential/?cs=4937 READ MORE


Western Australia’s Newest Grain Customer

As we enter the 2018/19 season, Australian grain balance sheets are already in the most precarious position in living memory. Grain prices have responded accordingly, with New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD) pricing such a premium to Western Australia (WA) and South Australia (SA) that it’s viable to send vessels around the coast to […] READ MORE


Market Update – Managing Price Risk During Droughts

Grain farmers know all too well that it is difficult to manage price risk in drought markets. Tim Phelps, Head of Markets, Market Check speaks with Grain Growers. https://www.graingrowers.com.au/gg/issue-61/?page=14


SA’s FREE Eyre outsources FE Grain role to Market Check

FREE Eyre Limited is outsourcing the grain-marketing function of its entity, FE Grain, to Market Check to allow it to concentrate on its proposed development of a bulk-handling facility at Port Spencer on the Eyre Peninsula. By Liz Wells https://www.graincentral.com/markets/domestic/sas-free-eyre-outsources-fe-grain-role-to-market-check/ READ MORE


How can Australia regain market share in Asian grain markets?

https://www.graincentral.com/markets/how-can-australia-regain-market-share-in-asian-grain-markets/


Collaboration key to supply chain efficiencies

Richard Perkins – Speaking at AGIC about how cooperation along the supply chain will be needed to claw back dwindling wheat premiums https://grdc.com.au/resources-and-publications/groundcover/groundcover-136-september-october-2018/collaboration-key-to-supply-chain-efficiencies  READ MORE


Feedgrain Focus: Nearby grain in holding pattern, 2019 clouds ahead

Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy, speaks with Henry Wells from Grain Central. Anyone prepared to write a big cheque for grain can get supply into the most heavily traded grain market in Australia; with Darling Downs region wheat and barley expensive but gettable in the $450s now, in the $420s after harvest and sorghum in April […] READ MORE


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