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Read grain data and statistics about the South West Victoria region.

Date SW VIC Wheat '18 SW VIC Wheat '17
05-Jan-2018 260 225
12-Jan-2018 265 225
19-Jan-2018 265 215
26-Jan-2018 267.5 212.5
02-Feb-2018 270 210
09-Feb-2018 275 220
16-Feb-2018 277.5 225
23-Feb-2018 280 220
02-Mar-2018 280 225
09-Mar-2018 285 225
16-Mar-2018 285 225
23-Mar-2018 280 225
30-Mar-2018 285 210
06-Apr-2018 290 210
13-Apr-2018 295 207.5
20-Apr-2018 300 205
27-Apr-2018 305 210
04-May-2018 310 210
11-May-2018 315 210
18-May-2018 330 211
25-May-2018 335 220
01-Jun-2018 340 230
08-Jun-2018 342.5 235
15-Jun-2018 345 240
22-Jun-2018 350 260
29-Jun-2018 350 260
06-Jul-2018 350 295
13-Jul-2018 350 300
20-Jul-2018 355 287.5
27-Jul-2018 370 275
03-Aug-2018 385 265
10-Aug-2018 405 257.5
17-Aug-2018 250
24-Aug-2018 245
31-Aug-2018 240
07-Sep-2018 250
14-Sep-2018 255
21-Sep-2018 270
28-Sep-2018 270
05-Oct-2018 270
12-Oct-2018 260
19-Oct-2018 260
26-Oct-2018 260
02-Nov-2018 265
09-Nov-2018 265
16-Nov-2018 265
23-Nov-2018 265
30-Nov-2018 270
07-Dec-2018 275
14-Dec-2018 265
21-Dec-2018 260
28-Dec-2018

Grain commentary

  • Wheat: Up $20 ($400 to $410/tonne). Barley: Up $10 ($380 to $390/tonne). Maize: Steady ($425 to $435/tonne). Canola Meal: Steady ($475 to $485/tonne).
  • Much like the rest of the country wheat and barley values have continued to climb higher over the past week. In the bulk handling (warehouse) system the most market liquidity has been seen at locations where it is easier to get grain to the East Coast.
  • Robust demand for feed has also found its way into pulse markets in SA, with engagement between sellers of pulses which would not be suitable for export business engaging with consumers on the East Coast looking to satisfy their protein requitements.
  • As is the case in WA, it would appear as though domestic buyers in these areas will continue to face stronger than usual competition from other East Coast buyers during the coming year or so.
  • While the production prospects of some cropping areas such as the Yorke Peninsula, Upper South East, Murray Lands and lower mid North have firmed other areas are still not faring as well.

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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