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Read grain data and statistics about the Bega Valley region.

Date Bega '20 Bega '19 Bega '5YA
10-Jan-2020 430 470 340
17-Jan-2020 435 470 340
24-Jan-2020 430 465 340
31-Jan-2020 435 465 340
07-Feb-2020 425 455 336
14-Feb-2020 420 450 336
21-Feb-2020 420 435 336
28-Feb-2020 420 420 336
06-Mar-2020 415 415 327
13-Mar-2020 410 415 327
20-Mar-2020 410 425 327
27-Mar-2020 435 420 327
03-Apr-2020 420 329
10-Apr-2020 415 329
17-Apr-2020 420 329
24-Apr-2020 420 329
01-May-2020 415 335
08-May-2020 400 335
15-May-2020 390 335
22-May-2020 400 335
29-May-2020 430 335
05-Jun-2020 425 350
12-Jun-2020 420 350
19-Jun-2020 420 350
26-Jun-2020 420 350
03-Jul-2020 415 359
10-Jul-2020 410 359
17-Jul-2020 400 359
24-Jul-2020 390 359
31-Jul-2020 390 359
07-Aug-2020 390 357
14-Aug-2020 390 357
21-Aug-2020 390 357
28-Aug-2020 390 357
04-Sep-2020 390 358
11-Sep-2020 395 358
18-Sep-2020 405 358
25-Sep-2020 410 358
02-Oct-2020 415 371
09-Oct-2020 415 371
16-Oct-2020 415 371
23-Oct-2020 415 371
30-Oct-2020 415 371
06-Nov-2020 415 362
13-Nov-2020 415 362
20-Nov-2020 415 362
27-Nov-2020 415 362
04-Dec-2020 415 358
11-Dec-2020 420 358
18-Dec-2020 430 358
25-Dec-2020 430 358
27-Dec-2019

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Up $20 ($430 to $440/tonne). Barley: Up $10 ($385 to $395/tonne). Maize: Up $10 ($505 to $515/tonne). Canola Meal: Steady ($440 to $450/tonne).
  • The low Australian dollar has seen markets become very busy over the last week. The rising prices has bought growers into the market selling both grain on hand and making forward sales.
  • Wheat prices were firmer over the past week due to the low Australian dollar and rising offshore markets.
  • This saw export traders as the most aggressive bidders in the market as Australian wheat has become more export competitive.
  • Barley prices followed wheat higher, however there was not the same push on the bid side. More grower selling of wheat this week has further skewing the amount of unsold old crop towards barley.

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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