Agfarm Market Updates

  • Agfarm World Market Update, May 2018 – Global Weather Markets Create Uncertainty

    Global Weather Markets Create Uncertainty Chris Coore, Agfarm Advantage Manager May 15th 2018 Weather, production and grain prices; the three topics on the tip of everyone’s tongue, and with good reason. Usually it is the northern hemisphere weather market we watch closely at this time of year. However, it has been an interesting season for […]

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  • WA Market Update – 11/05/2018

    Reid Seaby, Agfarm Regional Manager WA Sowing is ticking along in Western Australia with a few nearing completion. Another week of limited rainfall has seen a further switch to cereal plantings rather than canola and/or lupins. With so much dry seeding this season it is likely we will also see weed control being an issue […]

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  • SNSW Market Update – 11/05/2018

    Matthew Noonan, Agfarm Account SNSW We are currently in the middle of an icy cold front which brought with it a limited amount of rain. Wagga Wagga received around 5mm of rain, and although beneficial, it is on the lower end of what was predicted earlier in the week. Farmers continue their sowing programs and […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 11/05/2018

    Sam Davidson, Agfarm Account Manager Victoria Big news items for grain and oilseed markets this week were predominately northern hemisphere orientated. The first new season demand and supply estimates were published from both private consulting businesses and government agencies over the past few days which gave some direction to cash markets globally. Current estimates remain […]

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  • SA Market Update – 11/05/2018

    Kate Phillips, Agfarm Account Manager SA A road trip around most parts of SA this week saw seeders going flat out to get crop in the ground during the optimal seeding window. Rain fell during the week and continues to fall across SA. Growers in the Clare and Crystal Brook areas have reported falls of […]

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  • CNSW Market Update – 11/05/2018

    Alistair Murphy, Agfarm Account Manager CNSW Yet another week has passed with minimal rainfall received in key NSW cropping areas. But lack of rainfall isn’t stopping growers making headway on their 2018 seeding programs. As more time passes without a decent rain event, we are seeing more growers make the decision to dry sow in […]

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  • WA Market Update – 04/05/2018

    Reid Seaby, Agfarm Regional Manager WA This week’s focus was the continuous dry weather in the US which is severely impacting winter wheat conditions and positively impacting US futures. The US crop conditions currently sit at a 10-year low, the USD is being supported by a positive trend in economic growth which is expected to […]

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  • SNSW Market Update – 04/05/2018

    Nathan Michael, Agfarm Account SNSW As we speak (Friday 4th May AM), there is light misty rain falling in Wagga Wagga, but unfortunately in total, we only saw <5mm overnight. There was a significant rain front coming west from Adelaide, but the majority of this has drifted too far south to give us much relief. […]

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  • VIC Market Update – 04/05/2018

    Sam Davidson, Agfarm Account Manager Victoria This week we saw a drier than average April and a delayed seasonal break lead to a sharp increase of production risk priced into 2018/19 wheat and canola bids. We also saw reduced seller liquidity on old crop, particularly in delivered buyer markets punching front month prices higher.   […]

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  • SA Market Update – 04/05/2018

    Kate Phillips, Agfarm Account Manager SA May the 4th be with you!! What a difference a week makes. Increases to the futures market, a decrease in currency along with continued uncertainty and caution with the commencement of a dry seeding window has seen a buoyancy in both the new crop and old crop markets. Widespread […]

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