Dramatic impact on global grain prices

Wheat and barley prices are showing price volatility at levels not seen to this extent for three years, both domestically and internationally.
Wheat and barley prices are showing price volatility at levels not seen to this extent for three years, both domestically and internationally.
THE National Variety Trials (NVT) program will soon be fully managed by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) as part of its organisational restructure.
21 Jul 17 THE National Variety Trials (NVT) program will soon be fully managed by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) as part of its organisational restructure.
THE AUSTRALIAN Oilseeds Federation (AOF) has come out with a canola production forecast about 200,000 tonnes, or 6 per cent, lower than recent Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) estimate.
21 Jul 17 THE AUSTRALIAN Oilseeds Federation (AOF) has come out with a canola production forecast about 200,000 tonnes, or 6 per cent, lower than recent Australian Bureau of Agricultural and...
THE first harvest prediction of the year has pinned WA’s total harvest to between 10 million tonnes and 12mt.
17 Jul 17 THE first harvest prediction of the year has pinned WA’s total harvest to between 10 million tonnes and 12mt.
BAYER Crop Science has committed to the future-focused Techspo 2017 concept of conference, demonstrations and showcase.
16 Jul 17 BAYER Crop Science has committed to the future-focused Techspo 2017 concept of conference, demonstrations and showcase.
FINAL research has commenced to underpin the imminent release of the drought-tolerant perennial pasture legume, Tedera.
16 Jul 17 FINAL research has commenced to underpin the imminent release of the drought-tolerant perennial pasture legume, Tedera.
BARLEY variety Hindmarsh will no longer be segregated for the 2018/19 harvest as part of the barley rationalisation plan being undertaken by the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA) barley council.
12 Jul 17 BARLEY variety Hindmarsh will no longer be segregated for the 2018/19 harvest as part of the barley rationalisation plan being undertaken by the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA)...
THE on-going plight, particularly of WA’s northern Wheatbelt farmers, over wild radish control is well known and Three Springs grower Chad Eva says management of the problem is getting worse, not better.
12 Jul 17 THE on-going plight, particularly of WA’s northern Wheatbelt farmers, over wild radish control is well known and Three Springs grower Chad Eva says management of the problem is getting...
YIELD gains of up to 45 per cent in broadacre crops was the key driver behind a trial using very deep ripping for Southern Brook farmer Ty Fulwood.
12 Jul 17 YIELD gains of up to 45 per cent in broadacre crops was the key driver behind a trial using very deep ripping for Southern Brook farmer Ty Fulwood.
IS it possible to lift cereal yields to 10 tonnes a hectare on the South Coast?
02 Jul 17 IS it possible to lift cereal yields to 10 tonnes a hectare on the South Coast?
MOTHER Nature tumbled her Lotto rainfall numbers out last week with only a few winners to report of, mainly across the Great Southern.
30 Jun 17  1 MOTHER Nature tumbled her Lotto rainfall numbers out last week with only a few winners to report of, mainly across the Great Southern.
CHINA’s most successful public/private partnership (PPP) agricultural company will be at Techspo in Katanning, on September 12-14.
29 Jun 17 CHINA’s most successful public/private partnership (PPP) agricultural company will be at Techspo in Katanning, on September 12-14.
FARMERS in the Esperance region are being urged to be mindful of developing herbicide resistance in wild radish.
29 Jun 17 FARMERS in the Esperance region are being urged to be mindful of developing herbicide resistance in wild radish.
THE Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has flagged a whopping 33 per cent year-on-year fall in grain production, but industry analysts suggest the figure may fall further again.
23 Jun 17 THE Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has flagged a whopping 33 per cent year-on-year fall in grain production, but industry analysts suggest the...
KEEP a close eye on everything you do this year to maximise the opportunities for 2018.
23 Jun 17 KEEP a close eye on everything you do this year to maximise the opportunities for 2018.
THE perennial pasture trial at the Battens farm stirred up conversation at the YFIG walk.
23 Jun 17 THE perennial pasture trial at the Battens farm stirred up conversation at the YFIG walk.
THE dry conditions didn’t stop Yuna Farm Improvement Group from holding its post seeding field walk last week.
23 Jun 17 THE dry conditions didn’t stop Yuna Farm Improvement Group from holding its post seeding field walk last week.
THE University of Western Australia has entered a research and development partnership with Ausplow Farming Systems to improve crop yields and machine performance.
19 Jun 17 THE University of Western Australia has entered a research and development partnership with Ausplow Farming Systems to improve crop yields and machine performance.
EASTERN Wheatbelt grower Mark Sutton was a little amazed last year when a crop largely written-off with radish went on to yield higher than the farm average and allowed the paddock to continue in the rotation.
19 Jun 17 EASTERN Wheatbelt grower Mark Sutton was a little amazed last year when a crop largely written-off with radish went on to yield higher than the farm average and allowed the paddock to...
UREA promotes growth in canola through the uptake of nitrogen, but too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, according to University of Western Australia (UWA) research.
19 Jun 17 UREA promotes growth in canola through the uptake of nitrogen, but too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, according to University of Western Australia (UWA) research.
AN EMERGING weather market based on concerns surrounding dryness in North America  continues in spite of rain early last week in key parts of the US and Canada.
18 Jun 17 AN EMERGING weather market based on concerns surrounding dryness in North America continues in spite of rain early last week in key parts of the US and Canada.
GRAIN growers could soon have access to all results from the National Variety Trials (NVT) program regardless of their fate, following ongoing lobbying from WA farmers affected by last year’s frost.
12 Jun 17 GRAIN growers could soon have access to all results from the National Variety Trials (NVT) program regardless of their fate, following ongoing lobbying from WA farmers affected by last...
TOTAL planted area for Australia’s 2017/18 winter crop is expected to remain on par with last year at just over 22 million hectares, according to Rabobank’s Australian Winter Crop Update.
12 Jun 17 TOTAL planted area for Australia’s 2017/18 winter crop is expected to remain on par with last year at just over 22 million hectares, according to Rabobank’s Australian Winter Crop Update.
THERE is a bigger focus on pastures this year for Varley farmers Anna-Lisa and Craig Newman.
12 Jun 17 THERE is a bigger focus on pastures this year for Varley farmers Anna-Lisa and Craig Newman.
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Rusty...A shearing shed on a small place, might be used a week to five each year. 50 years down
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No varieties of barley left in WA suitable for Craft Beer production and little research. Craft
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We farm at Beacon we had no rain last time .Since the 1st of Jan.we have recorded 45 mm ,6mm
A NEW lightning tracker service is available on the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BoM) high definition satellite viewer.16 Jul 17 A NEW lightning tracker service is available on the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BoM) high definition satellite viewer.
A BOLD bid to reposition agricultural education at the WA College of Agriculture, Denmark, campus is underway to ensure graduating students have the skills to use and apply the latest in livestock management technology.14 Jul 17 A BOLD bid to reposition agricultural education at the WA College of Agriculture, Denmark, campus is underway to...