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Read grain data and statistics about the Bega Valley region.

Date Bega Wheat '18 Bega Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 315 245
12-Jan-2018 320 245
19-Jan-2018 320 245
26-Jan-2018 322.5 247.5
02-Feb-2018 325 250
09-Feb-2018 325 260
16-Feb-2018 327.5 260
23-Feb-2018 330 255
02-Mar-2018 330 255
09-Mar-2018 330 260
16-Mar-2018 325 257.5
23-Mar-2018 325 255
30-Mar-2018 325 255
06-Apr-2018 325 250
13-Apr-2018 330 252.5
20-Apr-2018 337.5 255
27-Apr-2018 345 255
04-May-2018 355 250
11-May-2018 365 250
18-May-2018 380 251
25-May-2018 385 265
01-Jun-2018 385 265
08-Jun-2018 390 270
15-Jun-2018 395 275
22-Jun-2018 400 290
29-Jun-2018 395 295
06-Jul-2018 395 335
13-Jul-2018 395 340
20-Jul-2018 400 335
27-Jul-2018 415 330
03-Aug-2018 430 325
10-Aug-2018 450 317.5
17-Aug-2018 310
24-Aug-2018 290
31-Aug-2018 300
07-Sep-2018 315
14-Sep-2018 325
21-Sep-2018 335
28-Sep-2018 340
05-Oct-2018 345
12-Oct-2018 330
19-Oct-2018 325
26-Oct-2018 320
02-Nov-2018 320
09-Nov-2018 317.5
16-Nov-2018 315
23-Nov-2018 325
30-Nov-2018 330
07-Dec-2018 320
14-Dec-2018 320
21-Dec-2018 320

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Up $20 ($445 to $455/tonne). Barley: Up $30 ($450 to $460/tonne). Maize: Steady ($425 to $435/tonne). Canola Meal: Steady ($470 to $480/tonne).
  • The pull of grain from southern cropping areas to northern NSW and southern QLD remains the most dominant market force at play here.
  • With buyers from these areas continuing to show firm demand and set the tone in these markets buyers closer to southern grain growing areas have been forced to raise their level of appetite when securing supplies.
  • With some southern grain growing areas in reasonable shape and others still looking for further rain in the short term there have been suggestions that sellers could still be holding stock back from the market as part of their own “drought hedge” strategy.


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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