News

As an independent grower membership organisation, Market Check offers advocacy and industry representation for our clients. The team regularly presents at industry events and offers commentary within the media on relevant topics that affect the grains industry and its growers. Market Check puts grower interests first when offering commentary and distributing content throughout the grains industry, and wider agricultural sector.

Keep up to date

Market Check are a proud sponsor of this year's @InnovGeneration conference on the 18-20 July 2022 in Sydney with @richperkins33 speaking on a Trade Tensions & Solutions panel. For more details and to register visit: innovationgeneration.com.au #IG22 #grainmarketing #wheat #trade pic.twitter.com/RGT4swK0mY

Last week from Market Check's Twitter via Twitter Web App

Follow us

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


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


MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS