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AWB is a leading diversified agricultural supply chain business specialising in the storage and handling, origination, trading and processing of grain and oilseeds. We have an extensive network of local and state representatives across the Australian grain belt that partner with Australian farmers to provide access to a range of tools and services to help them thrive. 

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It's go time for a bumper harvest

19 Oct. 2020

All in all, the stage looks set for a bumper harvest in the eastern states with all attention now turning to the weather forecasters for clarity on the harvest outlook.

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Exports in focus as Cargill becomes an Australian Trusted Trader

16 Oct. 2020

In time for harvest, Cargill has been accredited as an Australian Trusted Trader by Australian Border Force and The Department of Home Affairs. This means Cargill will be able to clear Customs more easily and quickly, allowing our customers to receive goods in a timely manner.

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International Day of Rural Women

15 Oct. 2020

Today is International Day of Rural Women, did you know globally, that one in three employed women works in agriculture?

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GrainFlow team gear up for a big harvest at Dimboola

14 Oct. 2020

Under the new management team of Philip Sherwell and Wayne Madden, the Dimboola GrainFlow site is preparing for a big Wimmera harvest.

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Wheat prices strengthen as we reach for the history books

12 Oct. 2020

In this game, despite all the planning in the world there are two variables that as individuals we have very little influence over, the weather and grain markets. With the commencement of the 20/21 harvest comes the usual speculation about what the next few months has in store for us.

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Throwing it into second

05 Oct. 2020

As the Central Queenslanders look to wrap up the 2020 winter harvest, their Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales counterparts are now looking to take it up a gear after gnawing off the earlier paddocks.

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ISCC Certification

09 Oct. 2020

Due to a number factors, Europe has become the prime importer of Australian canola buying up to 80% of our exports at times...

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WA Market Wrap - October

06 Oct. 2020

And just like that another harvest is upon us with the year being one of the most challenging in living memory for the younger generations...

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Harvest begins in Northern NSW

28 Sep. 2020

Harvest has officially kicked off in Northern New South Wales, with the earliest barley crops north of Walgett and Moree coming off this week. 

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Canola shaping up as this season’s cash crop as headers start to roll

22 Sep. 2020

With headers starting to roll across some the earliest of crops in QLD, and we get closer to broadscale NSW harvest, we’ve started to gain some real confidence in production for both yield and potentially quality for this year’s winter crop.

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Growers lock in as USDA lifts estimates

15 Sep. 2020

Friday night saw the release of the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report (USDA WASDE Report) which saw CBOT wheat futures pressured lower meanwhile strength in soybeans lifted corn and canola markets.

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Growers crossing fingers for one last rain

07 Sep. 2020

Plenty of activity in cash markets over the last week or so, both in the old and new crop slots. Grower activity has been sporadic with most of the engagement through the southern states though there has been a bit of new crop wheat and canola selling through the Newcastle zone.

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A second weighbridge for Birchip GrainFlow

07 Sep. 2020

Wimmera/Mallee grain and oilseed growers are set to benefit from new investment at the GrainFlow site at Birchip. A new second weighbridge is currently being built and will be operational by harvest.

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Headers. Start Your Engines!

01 Sep. 2020

As growers and merchants approach the business end of the season, focus shifts to getting the crop home and harvest preparedness.

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What do changing global canola seed flows mean for Australia?

25 Aug. 2020

As the European rapeseed (canola) harvest comes to an end and the Canadian canola harvest just about to get underway, an update on canola seed trade flows is a timely topic given disruptions with COVID 19 and continuing global political tensions.

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Big crops globally muddy the outlook for Australian grains

18 Aug. 2020

A weaker system moved through NSW and QLD last weekend with totals ranging from 2-25mm across the respective states.

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SA Market Wrap - August

20 Aug. 2020

Well August couldn’t come quick enough with many regions recording the driest July on record.

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WA Market Wrap - August

16 Aug. 2020

Whilst there is always someone that misses out, the rainfall over the past couple of weeks in most of the state and for that matter the grain growing areas of the nation have been significant.

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The Forecast Giveth and Taketh Away

10 Aug. 2020

There is no sweeter sound than that of well-timed rain falling on a tin roof - and last week’s rain played a very pleasant tune indeed.

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Navigating through a COVID harvest

04 Aug. 2020

As Australian farmers prepare for another harvest, this one has a feel of something different about it as the world and Australia grapples with a global pandemic.

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Mixed cropping conditions across the country

28 Jul. 2020

The theme of rainfall continues to dominate conversations across the Port Kembla zone with up to 25mm falling through the northern half of the zone over the weekend just been.

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China is the great unknown in the global wheat and corn market

20 Jul. 2020

Rainfalls of 15-35mm across the West Australian grain belt last week helped solidify the ABARES Australian wheat crop forecast of 26.6 million tonnes last week.

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Confidence restored after consistent rainfall

14 Jul. 2020

As we now enter the middle of July with the lions share of the east cropping belt receiving not just timely but consistent widespread precipitation, it appears that confidence has been restored following on from consecutive droughts.

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Market awakens from seasonal slumber

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.

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Coronavirus Update

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.

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SA Market Wrap - July

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.

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WA Market Wrap - June

02 Jul. 2020

Thankfully for WA growers most of the state has received some very welcome rain over June to get the crop out of the ground, hopefully setting it up for an average or above average season.

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A dry period ahead helps farmers get back in the tractor

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.

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