Read grain data and statistics about the Atherton Tableland region.
- Wheat: Steady ($385 to $395/tonne). Barley: Steady ($330 to $340/tonne). Maize: Steady ($400 to $410/tonne). Sorghum: Steady ($345 to $355/tonne).
- Late winter cropping has still been taking place in some parts of Queensland, whilst the drier weather also aiding sorghum harvest (which is typically done by now).
- A lack of supply combined with a small amount of inelastic/inflexible demand has seen wheat prices remains steady, to possibly a touch firmer.
- Barley prices have taken direction from southern growing areas, steady to a touch firmer over the past week. Some on the sell side will be wanting to get more confident about this year’s crop before letting any volume go.
- A general lack of demand has pushed sorghum prices slightly lower.
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.