Read grain data and statistics about the North Coast New South Wales region.
Wheat: Steady ($430 to $440/tonne). Barley: Down $5 ($420 to $430/tonne). Maize: Steady ($540 to $550/tonne). Sorghum: Steady ($405 to $415/tonne).
- Central and southern QLD harvest continues to progress with reports of yields below 1 t/ha. It is expected that prices from Vic and SA expected to have a larger influence on prices this season.
- Initially price movements in the south will determine the price movement in QLD. However, this may change depending on where supply is located.
- Sorghum markets have found further strength, if there continues to be no further rainfall it is expected that prices may find further support.
- Some rainfall forecast for the northern tablelands in the coming week will be welcomed by growers in the north east growing regions.
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.