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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


Market Check Managed Program adds $48 – $98 per tonne

Photo courtesy of Andrew Freeth, Gilgandra   In June 2018, Market Check finalised the Carry-Over Wheat Program after 12 months of management. Final returns varied widely between $48 per tonne in South Australia and up to $98 per tonne in Northern NSW over entry price due to the drought biting and domestic spreads widening across […] READ MORE


How can Australia regain market share in Asian grain markets?

How can Australia regain market share in Asian grain markets? – By Neil Lyon, 03 August 2018 AGIC 2018: Collaboration and differentiation hold the keys to Australia regaining market share in the increasingly price-driven South East Asian grain market, according to Market Check general manager, Richard Perkins. READ MORE


Australian wheat basis strengthens in struggling eastern season

Dry south drives rally - Nick Crundall, Market Check's Head of Strategy speaks with Henry Wells, Grain Central. Australian wheat basis strengthens in struggling eastern season


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