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Read grain data and statistics about the North Coast New South Wales region.

Date Nthn NSW Wheat '18 Nthn NSW Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 325 235
12-Jan-2018 325 235
19-Jan-2018 245
02-Feb-2018 250
09-Feb-2018 255
16-Feb-2018 260
23-Feb-2018 260
02-Mar-2018 265
09-Mar-2018 270
16-Mar-2018 270
23-Mar-2018 265
30-Mar-2018 260
06-Apr-2018 260
20-Apr-2018 255
27-Apr-2018 255
04-May-2018 265
11-May-2018 265
18-May-2018 265
25-May-2018 255
01-Jun-2018 255
15-Jun-2018 280
22-Jun-2018 300
29-Jun-2018 300
06-Jul-2018 320
13-Jul-2018 330
27-Jul-2018 315
03-Aug-2018 315
17-Aug-2018 315
24-Aug-2018 310
31-Aug-2018 310
07-Sep-2018 325
14-Sep-2018 330
21-Sep-2018 340
05-Oct-2018 350
12-Oct-2018 330
26-Oct-2018 330
02-Nov-2018 325
16-Nov-2018 320
23-Nov-2018 335
30-Nov-2018 335
07-Dec-2018 335
14-Dec-2018 325
21-Dec-2018 325

Grain Commentary

  • January rainfall: 58.8 mm (Avg: 190.4 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 58.8 mm (Avg: 190.4 mm)
  • Wheat: Steady ($320 to $330/mt). Markets here will be a victim of less volume this year and higher quality so demand and prices are likely to remain firm.             
  • Barley: Steady ($320 to $330/mt). Fresh Chinese demand is going to continue to provide support along with downs and central west markets remaining well bid.
  • Corn: Steady ($370 to $380/mt). 
  • Sorghum: +$10 ($285 to $295/mt). Prices have remained steady this week for old crop even though there is little around because the new crop harvest around April is shaping up better with recent rain. 


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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