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Read grain data and statistics about the South West Western Australia region.

Date SW WA Wheat '18 SW WA Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 270 250
12-Jan-2018 270 250
19-Jan-2018 275 250
02-Feb-2018 255
09-Feb-2018 255
16-Feb-2018 255
23-Feb-2018 255
02-Mar-2018 255
09-Mar-2018 260
16-Mar-2018 260
23-Mar-2018 255
30-Mar-2018 255
06-Apr-2018 255
20-Apr-2018 255
27-Apr-2018 255
04-May-2018 265
11-May-2018 270
18-May-2018 280
25-May-2018 280
01-Jun-2018 275
15-Jun-2018 280
22-Jun-2018 300
29-Jun-2018 310
06-Jul-2018 335
13-Jul-2018 340
27-Jul-2018 320
03-Aug-2018 315
17-Aug-2018 290
24-Aug-2018 290
31-Aug-2018 285
07-Sep-2018 290
14-Sep-2018 285
21-Sep-2018 285
05-Oct-2018 290
12-Oct-2018 285
26-Oct-2018 280
02-Nov-2018 275
16-Nov-2018 275
23-Nov-2018 280
30-Nov-2018 275
07-Dec-2018 270
14-Dec-2018 275
21-Dec-2018 270

Grain Commentary

  • January rainfall: 53 mm (Avg: 11.7 mm)
  • Rainfall year to date: 53 mm (Avg: 11.7 mm)
  • Wheat: +$5 ($270 to $280/tonne). The market remains quiet.
  • Barley: Steady ($265 to $275/tonne). Prices remain steady and the spread to the wheat market is close.
  • Lupins: Steady ($295 to $305/tonne). Prices remain steady while global protein prices drop. This is likely to limit any upside risk in the market for the time being, if maintained.
  • Oats: -$5 ($170 to $180/tonne).


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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