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Read grain data and statistics about the Atherton Tableland region.

Date AT '19 AT '18 AT '5YA
04-Jan-2019 475 345 345
11-Jan-2019 475 345 345
18-Jan-2019 470 345 345
25-Jan-2019 465 348 345
01-Feb-2019 465 350 342
08-Feb-2019 460 345 342
15-Feb-2019 353 342
22-Feb-2019 360 342
01-Mar-2019 360 345
08-Mar-2019 360 345
15-Mar-2019 360 345
22-Mar-2019 355 345
29-Mar-2019 355 345
05-Apr-2019 355 349
12-Apr-2019 355 349
19-Apr-2019 363 349
26-Apr-2019 370 349
03-May-2019 380 361
10-May-2019 390 361
17-May-2019 410 361
24-May-2019 420 361
31-May-2019 420 375
07-Jun-2019 420 375
14-Jun-2019 420 375
21-Jun-2019 430 375
28-Jun-2019 430 375
05-Jul-2019 430 381
12-Jul-2019 430 381
19-Jul-2019 435 381
26-Jul-2019 448 381
02-Aug-2019 460 378
09-Aug-2019 480 378
16-Aug-2019 490 378
23-Aug-2019 495 378
30-Aug-2019 480 378
06-Sep-2019 480 373
13-Sep-2019 480 373
20-Sep-2019 485 373
27-Sep-2019 490 373
04-Oct-2019 490 339
11-Oct-2019 495 339
18-Oct-2019 495 339
25-Oct-2019 490 339
01-Nov-2019 485 342
08-Nov-2019 485 342
15-Nov-2019 480 342
22-Nov-2019 470 342
29-Nov-2019 475 342
06-Dec-2019 470 342
13-Dec-2019 475 342
20-Dec-2019 480 342
27-Dec-2019 478 342

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Down $5 ($455 to $465/tonne). Barley: Down $5 ($555 to $565/tonne). Maize: Steady ($585 to $595/tonne). Sorghum: Down $5 ($400 to $410/tonne).
  • In terms of production, all eyes remain on sorghum which is still in the ground. While significant rainfall has hit northern and central Queensland is hasn’t had any real impact or sorghum growing areas (at least for now).
  • Given the current spread between wheat and feed barley in some locations it is expected that domestic buyers in these areas, including the feedlot sector, will shift some demand back from wheat to barley.
  • However, it appears as though sorghum is not yet at a price which is seeing too much demand shift from wheat and barley to sorghum.

Notes:

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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