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Friday Fun Fact: 19/20 will be the 1st season in >20yrs that Thailand will import more Australian #barley than #wheat..... A clear record for Aus barley exports to Thailand this season, which hopefully will only be surpassed by 20/21 volumes🤞 #harvest2020 20 #oatt pic.twitter.com/MjALopYMOZ

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Don’t try to be a giraffe

Master your strengths, outsource your weaknesses, by Tom Basnett While our instinct tells us to work hard on our weaknesses, the most successful entrepreneurs and leaders understand that focusing on our strengths and outsourcing our weaknesses is the key to prosperity in business. Belarusian American entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk, who transformed his small family wine business […] READ MORE


Risk and reward: Traders/government weigh up feasibility of grain imports

On price alone, US corn may stack up for import into southern Australia, but GM concerns and reasonable prospects for sorghum are likely to keep whole grain imports out of Australia for the foreseeable future, but oilseeds may be on the cards. Nick Crundall, Head of Markets, talks with Henry Wells, 09 November 2018 – Click Here. […] READ MORE


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/


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