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Read grain data and statistics about the Gippsland region.

Date Gipps Wheat '17 Gipps Wheat '16
06-Jan-2017 255
13-Jan-2017 250 325
20-Jan-2017 245 330
27-Jan-2017 330
03-Feb-2017 240 330
10-Feb-2017 250 325
17-Feb-2017 255
24-Feb-2017 250 320
03-Mar-2017 255 315
10-Mar-2017 255 310
24-Mar-2017 255 310
31-Mar-2017 250
07-Apr-2017 250 300
21-Apr-2017 245 300
28-Apr-2017 250 310
12-May-2017 255 305
19-May-2017 255 315
26-May-2017 255 315
02-Jun-2017 260 315
16-Jun-2017 275 320
23-Jun-2017 295 320
30-Jun-2017 295 320
07-Jul-2017 330 315
14-Jul-2017 335
21-Jul-2017 305
28-Jul-2017 310 295
04-Aug-2017 300 295
11-Aug-2017 290
18-Aug-2017 285 290
25-Aug-2017 280 290
01-Sep-2017 275 280
08-Sep-2017 285 270
15-Sep-2017 290 270
22-Sep-2017 305

Grain commentary

  • September rainfall: 27.6 mm (Avg: 50.9 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 228.4 mm (Avg: 423.5 mm)
  • Wheat: +$15 ($300 to $310/tonnes). Prices increased this week due to frost and drought concerns in New South Wales.
  • Barley: +$5 ($280 to $290/tonnes). The spread from wheat opened up recently.
  • Corn: +$10 ($325 to $335/tonnes). Prices increased in line with previous expectation as a result of the strong wheat market.
  • Canola Meal: Steady ($410 to $420/tonnes). Availability continues to be an issue, old crop prices increased due to dry domestic conditions and limited supply. New crop prices are trading at around a $40 discount. The global soybean meal complex is driving new crop price. Reports suggest there may be some good buying opportunity in the next month.

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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