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Read grain data and statistics about the Gippsland region.

Date Gipps Wheat '18 Gipps Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 290 255
12-Jan-2018 295 255
19-Jan-2018 295 245
26-Jan-2018 297.5 242.5
02-Feb-2018 300 240
09-Feb-2018 305 250
16-Feb-2018 307.5 255
23-Feb-2018 310 250
02-Mar-2018 310 255
09-Mar-2018 315 255
16-Mar-2018 315 255
23-Mar-2018 310 255
30-Mar-2018 315 250
06-Apr-2018 320 250
13-Apr-2018 325 247.5
20-Apr-2018 330 245
27-Apr-2018 335 250
04-May-2018 340 250
11-May-2018 345 250
18-May-2018 360 251
25-May-2018 365 255
01-Jun-2018 370 260
08-Jun-2018 372.5 267.5
15-Jun-2018 375 275
22-Jun-2018 375 295
29-Jun-2018 295
06-Jul-2018 330
13-Jul-2018 335
20-Jul-2018 322.5
27-Jul-2018 310
03-Aug-2018 300
10-Aug-2018 292.5
17-Aug-2018 285
24-Aug-2018 280
31-Aug-2018 275
07-Sep-2018 285
14-Sep-2018 290
21-Sep-2018 305
28-Sep-2018 305
05-Oct-2018 305
12-Oct-2018 295
19-Oct-2018 295
26-Oct-2018 295
02-Nov-2018 300
09-Nov-2018 300
16-Nov-2018 300
23-Nov-2018 295
30-Nov-2018 300
07-Dec-2018 305
14-Dec-2018 295
21-Dec-2018 290

Grain Commentary

  • June rainfall: 15 mm (Avg: 47.8 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 131.6 mm (Avg: 283.1 mm)
  • Wheat: Steady ($370 to $380/tonne). Prices remain steady for the moment with cows being dried off and the dairy demand for grain slowing at this time of year. Market dynamics are changing somewhat as growers who are largely finished sowing start to have a think about making some sales. A few more sellers are around and if demand ease we could see some pressure on markets. However if NSW conditions continue to deteriorate it is hard to see much price softening.
  • Barley: +$10 ($370 to $380/tonne).
  • Corn: +$5 ($410 to $420/tonne).
  • Canola Meal: Steady ($465 to $475/tonne). Canola meal prices are very strong at the moment and given that most traders are now well sold it is difficult to see any significant price turn this season. Over the past few weeks global soy bean meal prices have come off significantly which is positive news for new season canola meal prices.


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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