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Read grain data and statistics about the Darling Downs region.

Date DD '18 DD '17 DD '5YA
05-Jan-2018 330 235 309
12-Jan-2018 330 235 309
19-Jan-2018 330 235 309
26-Jan-2018 333 238 309
02-Feb-2018 335 240 310
09-Feb-2018 335 245 310
16-Feb-2018 340 248 310
23-Feb-2018 345 250 310
02-Mar-2018 345 255 311
09-Mar-2018 350 260 311
16-Mar-2018 345 260 311
23-Mar-2018 345 255 311
30-Mar-2018 345 250 311
06-Apr-2018 345 245 316
13-Apr-2018 355 245 316
20-Apr-2018 360 245 316
27-Apr-2018 365 245 316
04-May-2018 375 245 332
11-May-2018 385 245 332
18-May-2018 405 270 332
25-May-2018 410 265 332
01-Jun-2018 410 265 342
08-Jun-2018 410 273 342
15-Jun-2018 410 280 342
22-Jun-2018 420 295 342
29-Jun-2018 415 295 342
06-Jul-2018 415 325 347
13-Jul-2018 415 325 347
20-Jul-2018 420 325 347
27-Jul-2018 433 325 347
03-Aug-2018 445 320 342
10-Aug-2018 465 315 342
17-Aug-2018 475 310 342
24-Aug-2018 480 305 342
31-Aug-2018 465 305 342
07-Sep-2018 465 325 338
14-Sep-2018 465 335 338
21-Sep-2018 470 350 338
28-Sep-2018 475 345 338
05-Oct-2018 475 340 302
12-Oct-2018 480 335 302
19-Oct-2018 480 333 302
26-Oct-2018 475 330 302
02-Nov-2018 470 330 306
09-Nov-2018 470 333 306
16-Nov-2018 465 335 306
23-Nov-2018 455 340 306
30-Nov-2018 460 340 306
07-Dec-2018 455 335 305
14-Dec-2018 460 330 305
21-Dec-2018 330 305
28-Dec-2018 330 305

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Up $5 ($470 to $480/tonne). Barley: Up $5 ($570 to $580/tonne). Maize: Steady ($585 to $595/tonne). Sorghum: Up $15 ($410 to $420/tonne).
  • Queensland and Nth NSW sorghum growing belt will receive solid rainfall this week, helping to boost crop growth. Although there is limited export demand for sorghum, with all the sorghum that is being sold at the moment going into domestic homes, there may be an increase in export demand should we see some further weakness in local sorghum values.
  • Prices of wheat and barley continue to be at or slightly below Western Australian import parity, thus leading to small amounts of grower selling.

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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