Farmers comfortable working around China wheat discounts

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated November 9 2020 - 2:36am, first published November 8 2020 - 7:00pm
Australian farmers are becoming increasingly comfortable storing wheat to manage lower prices at harvest.

A COMBINATION of traditional harvest price pressure and the rumoured ban, whether official or unofficial, of Australian wheat exports to China has driven wheat cash prices down.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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