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Read grain data and statistics about the South West Victoria region.

Date SW VIC Wheat '18 SW VIC Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 260 225
12-Jan-2018 265 225
19-Jan-2018 265 215
02-Feb-2018 270 210
09-Feb-2018 275 220
16-Feb-2018 225
23-Feb-2018 280 220
02-Mar-2018 225
09-Mar-2018 225
16-Mar-2018 225
23-Mar-2018 225
30-Mar-2018 210
06-Apr-2018 210
20-Apr-2018 205
27-Apr-2018 210
04-May-2018 220
11-May-2018 220
18-May-2018 220
25-May-2018 220
01-Jun-2018 230
15-Jun-2018 240
22-Jun-2018 260
29-Jun-2018 260
06-Jul-2018 295
13-Jul-2018 300
27-Jul-2018 275
03-Aug-2018 265
17-Aug-2018 250
24-Aug-2018 245
31-Aug-2018 240
07-Sep-2018 250
14-Sep-2018 255
21-Sep-2018 270
05-Oct-2018 270
12-Oct-2018 260
26-Oct-2018 260
02-Nov-2018 265
16-Nov-2018 265
23-Nov-2018 265
30-Nov-2018 270
07-Dec-2018 275
14-Dec-2018 265
21-Dec-2018 260

Grain commentary

  • February rainfall: 7.4 mm (Avg: 40.4 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 35.8 mm (Avg: 81.8 mm)
  • Wheat: +$5 ($275 to $285/tonne). Prices firmed again this week driven by the ongoing strength in global wheat markets. Limited trade is actually taking place but might increase in the next few weeks.
  • Barley: +$10 ($275 to $285/tonne). Chinese demand continues to provide support to barley and sorghum. The recent Saudi tender has provided a price floor.
  • ┬áCorn: Steady ($425 to $435/tonne). Prices remain steady and demand fairly quiet. New season price will most likely sell at a large discount.
  • Canola Meal: Steady ($425 to $435/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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