Interest Rate Update (June 2015)

25 June, 2015

The following graph shows movements in both the 3 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to June 2015. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (April 2015)

16 April, 2015

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2015 Wheat Futures price and the 2015/16 APW Multigrade price delivered port. For the year to date, both the futures and domestic prices have remained stable. Relative to long term┬áhistorical … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Canola (April 2015)

16 April, 2015

The following graph shows the movement in ICE November 2015 Canola Futures and the domestic canola price delivered port. The graph shows that the ICE Canola futures price has remained stable for the period. However since Mid March the basis … Continue reading


Wool Market Update (April 2015)

16 April, 2015

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. During early 2015, the indicator price has strengthened and is now above the highest prices achieved during 2014. At these … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (April 2015)

16 April, 2015

The following graph shows movements in both the 3 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to April 2015. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. … Continue reading


Farm Innovation Fund

20 November, 2014

The Farm Innovation Fund is a NSW Government scheme administered by the Rural Assistance Authority, which provides loans at concessional interest rates to farm businesses, to undertake permanent farm infrastructure work such as silos, shearing sheds, fencing, stock water or … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (November 2014)

20 November, 2014

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2014 Wheat Futures price and the 2014/15 APW Multigrade price delivered port. Basis has been positive all year, reaching a high of A$76/tonne during the last fortnight. Currently there is … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (November 2014)

20 November, 2014

The following graph shows movements in both the 3 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to November 2014. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. … Continue reading


General Comments – Newsletter September 2014

25 September, 2014

Not another dry late winter/early spring, particularly after such a promising start to the season! Unfortunately this is what management has to deal with, balancing risk with reward in a variable climate. The way this uncertainty is managed, sets apart … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (September 2014)

24 September, 2014

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2014 Wheat Futures price and the 2014/15 APW Multigrade price delivered port. To mid-May the basis was in the positive $20 to 30/t range. From mid-May to date, the basis … Continue reading