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Read grain data and statistics about the Bega Valley region.

Date Bega Wheat '17 Bega Wheat '16
06-Jan-2017 245
13-Jan-2017 250 320
20-Jan-2017 245 330
27-Jan-2017 330
03-Feb-2017 250 325
10-Feb-2017 260 325
17-Feb-2017 260
24-Feb-2017 255 320
03-Mar-2017 255 310
10-Mar-2017 260 300
24-Mar-2017 255 310
31-Mar-2017 255
07-Apr-2017 250 305
21-Apr-2017 255 310
28-Apr-2017 255 310
12-May-2017 260 305
19-May-2017 260 305
26-May-2017 265 315
02-Jun-2017 265 310
16-Jun-2017 275 320
23-Jun-2017 290 320
30-Jun-2017 295 315
07-Jul-2017 335 310
14-Jul-2017 340
21-Jul-2017 295
28-Jul-2017 330 295
04-Aug-2017 325 295
11-Aug-2017 285
18-Aug-2017 310 285
25-Aug-2017 290 285
01-Sep-2017 300 285
08-Sep-2017 315 270
15-Sep-2017 325 270
22-Sep-2017 335
06-Oct-2017 345 265
13-Oct-2017 330 280
20-Oct-2017 275
27-Oct-2017 320 280
03-Nov-2017 320 280
17-Nov-2017 315 270

Grain Commentary

  • November rainfall: 40.6 mm (Avg: 69.7 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 473.2 mm (Avg: 778.8 mm)
  • Wheat: -$5 ($310 to $320/tonne). Harvest grain is anticipated to work into farms soon and resulted in a slight softening of prices this week.
  • Barley: +$5 ($290 to $300/tonne). Barley harvest is a few weeks ahead of wheat.
  • Corn: +$10 ($380 to $390/tonne). Corn prices increased in contrast to other grains, likely a result of a lag in the market.
  • Canola Meal: Steady ($410 to $420/tonne). Canola meal prices remain steady as the new season canola prices have been strong. Overseas soybean meal prices softened in US dollar terms was largely cancelled out by the strong AUD.
     

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.

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.

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