Agfarm Market Updates

  • What Happened to Australian Grain Prices?

    What Happened to Australian Grain Prices?   Chris Coore, Agfarm Advantage Manager February 15th 2019 Over the last four weeks we have seen wheat and barley prices fall significantly, which is contrary to what the entire industry thought was going to happen. We’d all seen domestic and global production suffer and it was a common […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 08/02/2019

    James Ryssenbeek, Agfarm Regional Manager VIC Good soaking rains have been welcomed by much of Victoria this week. Croppers will take it to replace soil moisture, western districts dairy farmers were happy for the summer forage crops, and almost all livestock farmers are looking for feed. Some standouts were 20mm at Ouyen, 30mm at Longerenong […]

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  • CNSW Market Update – 08/02/2019

    Anthony Hall, Regional Manager NSW & QLD It was a disappointing week for the Central NSW and QLD winter cropping belt. As you can see from the below BOM seven day rainfall map there was absolutely nothing in the gauge. More frustrating for the central QLD area with substantial rain falling north, south and west […]

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  • SNSW Market Update 08/02/2019

    Matthew Noonan, Agfarm Account Manager SNSW Another week of mixed weather. It is still reasonably warm around the southern half of NSW but the past three to four days has seen some stormy weather with some paddocks getting a good drenching. Most will have run into dams but hopefully some has soaked in. Falls ranged […]

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  • WA Market Update – 08/02/2019

    Reid Seaby, Regional Manager WA This week CBH confirmed WA’s 2018 crop was the second biggest on record with 16.4MMT of grain received across the four port zones during the 2018-19 season. This figure fell just short of the 16.65MMT received in the 2016-17 season. The variance between port zones was disproportionate to the 2016 […]

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  • SA Market Update 08/02/2019

    Kate Phillips, Agfarm Regional Manager South Australia There was some rain around the great state this week and although it barely put 1mm in the rain gauge, the somewhat unfamiliar light tapping on the roof just before dawn was a beautiful sound. Adelaide however is still in a dry spell and currently up to 50 […]

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  • Agfarm Finance Newsletter – January – Lease vs Buy, The Age Old Argument

    Reid Seaby, Agfarm Regional Manager WA Around the grounds – January 2019 The BOM recently released their quarterly outlook which unfortunately is instilling little confidence in growers, particularly those on the East Coast who have just suffered through a very challenging season. As farmers begin budgets and look towards next season, they are rapidly realising […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 01/02/2019

    James Ryssenbeek, Agfarm Regional Manager VIC Continued heat, storms and schools back! Wednesday brought some brief respite from the continued heat with hail and rainfall scattered all over Victoria. There were some meaningful falls in the Goulburn Valley and patchy rains through the Wimmera/Mallee. Elmore received 15mm, Merchison 15mm and Donald 12mm. Markets remain quiet […]

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  • CNSW Market Update – 01/02/2019

    Anthony Hall, Regional Manager NSW & QLD Summer cropping… it never ceases to amaze how quick things can turn around. The past week’s weather conditions have been far from ideal; relentless heat, no rain and a less than average forecast for rain in the coming months. Most of the NSW summer cropping belt experienced plus […]

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  • SNSW Market Update 01/02/2019

    Matthew Noonan, Agfarm Account Manager SNSW The last week has brought stormy weather and muggy conditions allowing storms to build in afternoons or evenings. However, it has been patchy and most of the Southern NSW grain growing regions have only received 1-10mm’s in total. Livestock producers are also looking over their shoulder for a change […]

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