|Date||AT '21||AT '20||AT '5YA|
Notes:Change in price is the change since the last report. Prices are estimates based on delivery to dairy farms with allowance for freight, storage, and marketing costs, but exclusive of GST. Wheat prices are for the relevant stockfeed wheat available in a region (ASW, AGP, SFW1 or FED1) and F1 for barley.
- Wheat: Steady ($345 to $355/tonne). Barley: Up $5 ($300 to $310/tonne). Maize: Steady ($395 to $405/tonne). Sorghum: Down $5 ($330 to $340/tonne).
- Rainfall was reported throughout Queensland earlier this week, with storms passing through Southern Queensland.
- There have been reports of rising demand for wheat, as market prices begin to firm. There is large demand for local barley while purchases of new crop sorghum remain limited.
- Summer crop planting continues, with reports of no significant changes to intended area projections expected.
This report has been commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of grain and hay markets in each dairying region. It should be remembered that actual prices may vary for quality or other reasons. Whilst all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this report, to the fullest extent permitted by Australian law Dairy Australia disclaims all liability for any inadvertent errors and for any losses or damages stemming from reliance upon its content. Dairy Australia recommends that all persons seek independent advice and, where appropriate, advice from a qualified adviser, before making any decisions about changes to business strategy.