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Options to ‘Weather’ markets

Most growers will be aware of the historically strong domestic pricing currently available as a result of a strong¬†international market combined with the domestic dryness and east coast grain shortage. Alarmingly here in AUS, planting conditions for new crop remain dry across the board, with little forecasted rainfall in the near future. This uncertainty in […] READ MORE

The South Keeping a Lid on Northern Wheat Prices

In a below average production year, the Australian domestic market needs to maintain a healthy premium over the export driven markets to keep grain onshore. The market leader in the delivered markets is the Darling Downs with an annual feed grain demand of 2.5mt million tonnes. Due to its large demand base and Queensland (QLD) […] READ MORE

Australia ships 763,733 tonnes bulk wheat in February

Andrew Retallick speaks with Grain Central.

Market Check Appoints New Commodity Advisor

Market Check has recently hired Grant Hinrichsen as a Senior Commodity Advisor based in Orange, Central West NSW. Richard Perkins, General Manager said ‚ÄúThis new office differs from our centralised structure but we could not pass up the opportunity to secure a highly skilled grain marketing professional that complements our existing business.‚ÄĚ Grant has been […] READ MORE

Barley price firms in latest Saudi tender

Tim Phelps, Market Check's Head of Markets talks with Henry Wells from Grain Central about firming barley prices in the latest Saudi tender.

No hike in Indian wheat tariff good news for Australia

Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy at Market Check speaking with Grain Central on the Indian wheat tariff - No hike in Indian wheat tariff good news for Australia

Warm weather risk to winter crops abates in Eastern Europe

Market Check's Nick Crundall discusses with Grain Central the implications of warmer weather in Eastern Europe. Warm weather risk to winter crops abates in Eastern Europe.

Russian Wheat Sales Expand Global Reach With Surge in Sudan

General Manager Tom Basnett speaks with Bloomberg Markets about Russian Wheat. Russian Wheat Sales Expand Global Reach With Surge in Sudan READ MORE

Frost bites NSW canola prospects

Richard Hall speaks with Grain Central on the NSW frost affecting canola. Frost bites NSW canola prospects, fuels higher price hopes

What does this mean for Australian grains?

Traders in Australia told Grain Central that Canada's growing conditions were already factored into world market prices for crops such as wheat, canola and barley. Nick Crundall speaks with Grain Central. What does this mean for Australian grains?