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Read grain data and statistics about the South East South Australia region.

Date SE SA Wheat '18 SE SA Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 250 225
12-Jan-2018 250 225
19-Jan-2018 255 215
02-Feb-2018 260 210
09-Feb-2018 260 220
16-Feb-2018 225
23-Feb-2018 270 210
02-Mar-2018 215
09-Mar-2018 215
16-Mar-2018 215
23-Mar-2018 215
30-Mar-2018 205
06-Apr-2018 200
20-Apr-2018 200
27-Apr-2018 200
04-May-2018 205
11-May-2018 205
18-May-2018 205
25-May-2018 210
01-Jun-2018 210
15-Jun-2018 225
22-Jun-2018 245
29-Jun-2018 245
06-Jul-2018 285
13-Jul-2018 290
27-Jul-2018 265
03-Aug-2018 255
17-Aug-2018 235
24-Aug-2018 230
31-Aug-2018 225
07-Sep-2018 240
14-Sep-2018 245
21-Sep-2018 260
05-Oct-2018 255
12-Oct-2018 250
26-Oct-2018 250
02-Nov-2018 250
16-Nov-2018 250
23-Nov-2018 250
30-Nov-2018 260
07-Dec-2018 265
14-Dec-2018 255
21-Dec-2018 250

Grain commentary

  • February rainfall: 5 mm (Avg: 20.7 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 22.6 mm (Avg: 50.6 mm)
  • Wheat: +$10 ($265 to $275/tonne). The harvest is finished and prices have firmed. Demand is coming from western Victoria.
  • Barley: +$5 ($260 to $270/tonne). Chinese demand continues to provide support to barley and sorghum. The recent Saudi tender has provided a price floor.
  • Corn: Steady ($445 to $455/tonne). Prices remain steady and demand fairly quiet. New season price will most likely sell at a large discount.
  • Canola Meal: Steady ($450 to $460/tonne). Canola meal prices remain well supported with strong demand from the dairy industry and strong global soybean 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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