Friday, January 17, 2020
It’s a deal, it’s a steal, it’s the sale of the century
A welcome sound not heard for a long time is being heard throughout large parts of NSW & QLD. The noise of raindrops hitting roofs. This week we cover a few factors from overseas impacting on markets including Eqyptian purchases, Russian intervention and the phase 1 deal.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Santa brings higher pricing.
Tis the season to be jolly. As we move into the festive period and Australia effectively closes shop for the next fortnight, we have seen a lift in pricing levels. In this update we take a look at black sea pricing and local basis levels.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Roll up, roll up for the wheat rollercoaster
Up, down, side to side. The rollercoaster of the grain market continues to provide excitement. As harvest advances pricing levels have risen. In this weeks update we take a look at ASX pricing, WA forecasts, Trump deals and UK elections.
Friday, December 06, 2019
MAP your route
This week’s grain market update includes a look at ‘cheap’ offers of fertilizer in Australia & the slowness of the Victorian harvest.
Friday, November 29, 2019
American markets have closed for the thanksgiving holiday. Whilst they relax eating pumpkin pie and turkey the rest of the world carries on. In this weeks comment we take a look at barley pricing.
Friday, November 22, 2019
Local futures down
As we move into this harvest the local ASX futures decline further, in this update we look at the seasonality. We also update on some of the 20/21 global projections and the fate of the Argentine crop.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Important news from Ukraine and China
In the past 24 hours there has been two news items which are likely to have some impact on Australia. One in the mid to long term, and one in the short term. The uncertainty from China continues, and one of our major export competitors modernizes their practices.
Friday, November 08, 2019
Anti-dumping probe continues to leave uncertainty
Usually the market is relatively busy at the start of harvest, however, at the start of November things are going off with a whimper. In this update we talk about the lack of bids & volume on ASX.
Friday, November 01, 2019
This is a landmark harvest, but we will get clarity soon.
It’s the day after Halloween. A night of monsters and scares. However, for farmers the scariest matter this year has been the downward progression of crop yields. This has been a landmark harvest where production has been massively down, but prices have declined, however the headers will give the industry its much needed clarity.
Friday, October 25, 2019
The drive to harvest pulls down wheat pricing
This season is all about local elements. The overseas market can be forgotten for now. In this update we take a look at the factors holding prices down and why it’s worth keeping an eye on overseas futures for next years harvest.