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


New Crop Varieties for 2017

14 November, 2016

Following is a selection of crop varieties released recently, which are worthy of consideration next year: Wheat Coolah Released for 2017 Marketed by AGT AH in southern NSW $3.25/t EPR, ability to share seed between growers Slightly longer maturity than … 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