Grain Market Update – Wheat (April 2017)

6 April, 2017

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2017 Wheat Futures price and the 2017/18 APW Multigrade price delivered port. Since early January both the futures and domestic price have remained flat with the basis at or close … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Canola (April 2017)

6 April, 2017

The following graph shows the movement in ICE November 2017 Canola Futures and the domestic canola price delivered port. Since early January there has been a steady decline in both the futures and domestic prices with both falling approximately A$25/tonne … Continue reading


Wool Market Update (April 2017)

6 April, 2017

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. Decreased wool availability plus strong demand from buyers has led to record wool prices recently. While wool growers have been … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (April 2017)

6 April, 2017

The following graph shows movements in both the 3 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to March 2017. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. … Continue reading


General Comments – Newsletter November 2016

14 November, 2016

Current Decile 1 or less prices for wheat and barley are presenting some challenges for marketing this year’s cereal crops. By contrast, Decile 6 prices for canola, combined with what appears will be above average canola yields for many clients, … Continue reading


Mapping Soil PH and Phosphorous

14 November, 2016

Grid soil sampling allows fertiliser and soil ameliorants to be applied in a more targeted manner, which has the potential to prevent over-liming and reduce costs. Precision Agriculture is a business that provides soil sampling and data management. One of … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (November 2016)

14 November, 2016

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2016 Wheat Futures price and the 2016/17 APW Multigrade price delivered port. Both the CBOT Futures Price and the APW Multigrade price have fallen away significantly since June. This is … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Canola (November 2016)

14 November, 2016

The following graph shows the movement in ICE November 2016 Canola Futures and the domestic canola price delivered port. Whilst canola prices fell away earlier in the year, there has been some recovery in recent months. Throughout this period, the … Continue reading


Wool Market Update (November 2016)

14 November, 2016

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. Recent prices have been historically high, but with some volatility since May 2015. Current strong prices relative to historical values, … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (November 2016)

14 November, 2016

The following graph shows movements in both the 3 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to date. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. Rates … Continue reading