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Read grain data and statistics about the Central West New South Wales region.

Date CW NSW Wheat '17 CW NSW Wheat '16
06-Jan-2017 205
13-Jan-2017 205 280
20-Jan-2017 205 290
27-Jan-2017 290
03-Feb-2017 205 290
10-Feb-2017 215 285
17-Feb-2017 215
24-Feb-2017 210 280
03-Mar-2017 210 275
10-Mar-2017 215 260
24-Mar-2017 210 270
31-Mar-2017 210
07-Apr-2017 210 265
21-Apr-2017 210 270
28-Apr-2017 210 270
12-May-2017 215 260
19-May-2017 215 260
26-May-2017 215 270
02-Jun-2017 220 270
16-Jun-2017 225 275
23-Jun-2017 245 275
30-Jun-2017 250 270
07-Jul-2017 290 265
14-Jul-2017 290
21-Jul-2017 250
28-Jul-2017 280 250
04-Aug-2017 275 250
11-Aug-2017 240
18-Aug-2017 260 240
25-Aug-2017 245 240
01-Sep-2017 250 240
08-Sep-2017 265 225
15-Sep-2017 275 225
22-Sep-2017 285
06-Oct-2017 295 220
13-Oct-2017 280 235
20-Oct-2017 235
27-Oct-2017 275 235
03-Nov-2017 275 235
17-Nov-2017 270 225

Grain Commentary

  • November rainfall: 0 mm (Avg: 57.8 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 371.4 mm (Avg: 570.1 mm)
  • Wheat: -$5 ($265 to $275/tonne). Prices eased slightly this week due to harvest pressure and with the harvest underway this could provide some reasonable buying opportunities for consumers.¬†
  • Barley: +$5 ($240 to $250/tonne). Still pricing strongly relative to wheat due to solid global demand and limited supply (both domestically and internationally).
  • Corn: +$10 ($330 to $340/tonne).
  • Sorghum: +$5 ($255 to $265/tonne). Planting conditions continue to improve, with big areas already in. With winter harvest completed and more rain forecast the chance of back to back cropping areas is high and will further increase planted areas.


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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