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06 Jul. 2020
After a month of declining US futures, the market finally awoke on the last day of June sparked by the USDA’s acreage and stocks report.
01 Jul. 2020
At Cargill we have been actively managing our business to continue operating as usual to avoid disruption to our customers whilst also managing the safety, health and wellbeing of our workforce. Our customers are one of our major priorities and we want to ensure we continue to keep you informed.
03 Jul. 2020
This update is coming to you from the Eyre Peninsula (EP) in South Australia where timely opening rains got seeding underway early for the majority around mid-April.
01 Jul. 2020
Most farms across the East Coast cropping regions won’t be too disheartened to hear that we are in for a relatively dry fortnight ahead.
23 Jun. 2020
For the second consecutive weekend the cropping belt from Central New South Wales through to South Australia has received welcome rainfall providing additional opportunity for farmers to capitalise on the season, boosting yield potential with an added nitrogen application.
16 Jun. 2020
Last week bought about the first official national crop forecast from ABAREs for the 20/21 crop and generally, the numbers were in line with expectations
01 Jun. 2020
The overall rainfall outlook as a percentage has declined, the forecast is very much in favour for the cropping season which is in addition to much of the South Australian, Victorian, and New South Wales grain growing belts already positioned on close to full sub soil moisture profiles.
02 Jun. 2020
The past two months has been a whirlwind ride moving grain markets $50-60mt for the 20/21 season with several different factors influencing markets.
26 May. 2020
Well what a week we have had. Life is starting to get back to normal again. Kids back to school, pubs and restaurants opening up, footy just about to kick off and most growers have a grin from ear to ear and full of optimism. Life just doesn’t get much better than this.
12 May. 2020
The big news this week is the increasing tensions between Australia and China over the alleged anti-dumping investigation of Australian barley, which looks set to come to a head after 18 months of uncertainty.
05 May. 2020
There is growing optimism as this year’s sowing program advances with the arrival of rainfall across the traditional ANZAC day period and widespread follow up of 30-70mm throughout NSW and VIC cropping belts accumulated at the beginning of May.
28 Apr. 2020
With Anzac Day historically being the ‘go to’ date to start the winter sowing program just past, we have seen the majority of growers already well and truly into this season’s sowing program due to the terrific early autumn break we have experienced.
16 Apr. 2020
World markets are changing rapidly in reaction to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on all global markets over the next few months is anyone’s guess.
14 Apr. 2020
As we wade through the current uncertainty in global food markets, it looks almost certain that the volatility in commodities will continue as we head towards winter conditions in Australia.
07 Apr. 2020
Another wild week down with what is shaping as many more to come as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to command headlines across the globe. Heightened levels of volatility are becoming the new norm across all equity, commodity and currency markets as the degree of uncertainty climbs.
24 Mar. 2020
We wanted to let you know that we are continuing to manage all services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 Mar. 2020
A week is a long time in grain markets. This couldn’t be any truer than the week we’ve just experienced. The uncertainty the world is facing today has created some market moves that are truly mind-boggling. To think that in the last couple of days of 2019 the Aussie dollar was trading at 70c to where it fell to last week at around 55c is certainly not unprecedented, though it is astounding. Many markets around the world have been impacted by this, and our grain market is no exception.
18 Mar. 2020
Our customers are one of our major priorities and we want to ensure you are informed at this time.
10 Mar. 2020
The Autumn break has been welcomed with open arms from east coast farmers with totals throughout Southern New South Wales ranging from two to six inches on top of a similar break a fortnight earlier where much larger and variable rainfall accumulated in the northern cropping and pastoral zones. Previously absent from these events, areas south of the Murrumbidgee River received upwards of two inches providing much needed relief to the region.