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Read grain data and statistics about the North Coast New South Wales region.

Date Nthn NSW Wheat '18 Nthn NSW Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 325 235
12-Jan-2018 325 235
19-Jan-2018 325 245
26-Jan-2018 327.5 247.5
02-Feb-2018 330 250
09-Feb-2018 335 255
16-Feb-2018 337.5 260
23-Feb-2018 340 260
02-Mar-2018 340 265
09-Mar-2018 345 270
16-Mar-2018 340 267.5
23-Mar-2018 340 265
30-Mar-2018 342.5 260
06-Apr-2018 345 260
13-Apr-2018 350 257.5
20-Apr-2018 355 255
27-Apr-2018 360 255
04-May-2018 367.5 260
11-May-2018 375 260
18-May-2018 390 261
25-May-2018 395 255
01-Jun-2018 400 255
08-Jun-2018 402.5 267.5
15-Jun-2018 405 280
22-Jun-2018 415 300
29-Jun-2018 410 300
06-Jul-2018 410 320
13-Jul-2018 410 330
20-Jul-2018 415 322.5
27-Jul-2018 427.5 315
03-Aug-2018 440 315
10-Aug-2018 460 315
17-Aug-2018 470 315
24-Aug-2018 310
31-Aug-2018 310
07-Sep-2018 325
14-Sep-2018 330
21-Sep-2018 340
28-Sep-2018 345
05-Oct-2018 350
12-Oct-2018 330
19-Oct-2018 330
26-Oct-2018 330
02-Nov-2018 325
09-Nov-2018 322.5
16-Nov-2018 320
23-Nov-2018 335
30-Nov-2018 335
07-Dec-2018 335
14-Dec-2018 325
21-Dec-2018 325

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Up $10 ($465 to $475/tonne). Barley: Up $10 ($455 to $465/tonne). Maize: Up $55 ($490 to $500/tonne). Sorghum: Up $10 ($410 to $420/tonne).
  • In the north eastern areas of the country grain markets are increasingly taking a lead from WA and SA, given the tight domestic stocks situation still in play here.
  • Given the weakness we have seen in offshore markets over the past week this has meant grain values in these areas have been steadier than recent weeks.
  • Despite the fact that one would expect current prices to reduce some demand here, this does not seem to have been the case, at least at present.
  • Looking forward sorghum markets will be one space to watch. If we see some late spring and summer rainfall then this could take some of the heat out of this market however a lack of such rainfall would likely keep this market at least where it is at present.


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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