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CROP UPDATES

VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop rotations.28 Mar 15 VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop...
IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic sector leaders.28 Mar 15  4 IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic...

AGRONOMY

AN appeal on costs of $803,989 awarded against WA organic farmer Steve Marsh in the case against his neighbour Mike Baxter has been placed on hold.25 Mar 15 AN appeal on costs of $803,989 awarded against WA organic farmer Steve Marsh in the case against his neighbour Mike...
RESEARCH by the CSIRO has found Australia is suffering more frequent and severe frosts, with the potential to cost the cropping sector.23 Mar 15  1 RESEARCH by the CSIRO has found Australia is suffering more frequent and severe frosts, with the potential to cost...

MARKETS

LA TROBE and Flinders, two new barley varieties from the InterGrain and Syngenta collaboration, have been announced as malt accredited.11 Mar 15  2 LA TROBE and Flinders, two new barley varieties from the InterGrain and Syngenta collaboration, have been announced...
EMERALD Grain loaded its first shipment of canola to leave Geraldton port last week.08 Mar 15  3 EMERALD Grain loaded its first shipment of canola to leave Geraldton port last week.

ANALYSIS

WHEAT producers may have more opportunities to market their grain given key competitors are switching to other crops.30 Mar 15  1 WHEAT producers may have more opportunities to market their grain given key competitors are switching to other crops.
AUSTRALIA is in a good position to capitalise on the burgeoning SE Asian grain market, if it can provide a consistent quality product.24 Mar 15  29 AUSTRALIA is in a good position to capitalise on the burgeoning SE Asian grain market, if it can provide a...

GLOBE

PLANS to make it easier to export grain out of Russia could see the wheat giant soon take a greater share of the world market.07 Mar 15  4 PLANS to make it easier to export grain out of Russia could see the wheat giant soon take a greater share of the...
WA wheat was showcased in the form of handmade udon noodles at the Japan Festival in Forrest Place over the weekend.14 Mar 15 WA wheat was showcased in the form of handmade udon noodles at the Japan Festival in Forrest Place over the weekend.

SUPPLY CHAIN

ONE of two new grain receival and bulk storage sites in the Upper Great Southern region proposed by Bunge Agribusiness Australia has received planning approval.14 Mar 15 ONE of two new grain receival and bulk storage sites in the Upper Great Southern region proposed by Bunge...
ALBANY port zone growers could be hit with another harvest of delays as the long-awaited Down Road site is yet to be signed off.12 Mar 15  5 ALBANY port zone growers could be hit with another harvest of delays as the long-awaited Down Road site is yet to be...