Agfarm Market Updates

  • SA Market Update 12/04/2019

    Kate Phillips, Agfarm Regional Manager South Australia So, what’s new in South Australia this week? Not much! Sowing will begin in the next week and it certainly looks like it will be a dry start. The radar is showing a little precipitation on the forecast, but this will still only be 1-5mm if we see […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 05/04/2019

    James Ryssenbeek, Agfarm Regional Manager VIC The quiet before the storm (fingers crossed) this week. I spent parts of this week around Swan Hill, Ouyen and Mildura. Those with subsoil moisture have started sowing sheep feed mainly vetch and oats. The balance are waiting, but it’s early days for cereals or canola. Those pre-watering at […]

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  • CNSW Market Update – 05/04/2019

    Anthony Hall, Regional Manager NSW & QLD Some growers were extremely happy this week on the back of Friday night’s change. Some good falls to note include Coonamble 70-100mm, Tooraweenah 100mm, Mendooran 80mm, Coona 70mm, Narrabri 35mm, Walgett 25mm and Moree 15mm which is excellent news. Unfortunately, it was a lot patchier than initially thought. […]

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  • SNSW Market Update 05/04/2019

    Matthew Noonan, Agfarm Account Manager Mother nature is definitely testing us a little. Last week’s rain predictions did bring some relief, but not as much as hoped. Eastern areas received over 20mm’s. Western areas weren’t as lucky as showers became quite patchy. Sowing programs have started around southern NSW with mostly oats and long season […]

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  • WA Market Update – 05/04/2019

    Reid Seaby, Regional Manager WA There have been a few rain events this week throughout the cropping belt which has taken a bit more pressure off for some. Although the falls haven’t been game changers by any stretch of the imagination, it is continuing to build the moisture profile as we close in on seeding. […]

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  • SA Market Update 05/04/2019

    Kate Phillips, Agfarm Regional Manager South Australia I am ready to start a rain dance if anyone wants to join? Even with the cooler temperatures and grey clouds, little to no rain fell across the state this week. The plant 19 kick looks as though it will be a dry event for most areas. It […]

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  • Agfarm Finance Newsletter – March – Irrigation Water, Options and Future Security Products.

    This article was co-authored by James Ryssenbeek, Agfarm Regional Manager VIC and Wendy Bartels, Marketing Manager Ruralco Water www.ruralcowater.com.au Irrigation Water, Options and Future Security Products. The irrigation water market is a diverse and sometimes complex beast with endless terminology. Given the regular discussions and appearance of water markets and allocations in the media, we thought […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 29/03/2019

    James Ryssenbeek, Agfarm Regional Manager VIC We’ve started…well some have. Back to the border areas again this week. Seeding rigs are being prepared, but there is still a-ways to go for many. Those with irrigation will start pre-irrigating in the next two weeks. Ouyen croppers who have had some great summer rainfalls are into vetch […]

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  • CNSW Market Update – 29/03/2019

    Anthony Hall, Regional Manager NSW & QLD There has been a bit of sowing activity to the east of the Newell highway throughout NSW this week with mixed farming operations taking advantage of the moisture to get some oats and grazing wheat in. With soil temperatures still pretty high it jumped out of the ground […]

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  • SNSW Market Update 29/03/2019

    Matthew Noonan, Agfarm Account Manager This week’s report comes with some optimism, the change most have been waiting for may have arrived. Looking across most of the forecasts in the southern Riverina and central west falls of 1mm up to 30mm are precited for Friday and Saturday. The majority will need every bit of the […]

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