Welcome to AWB
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
18 Aug. 2020
A weaker system moved through NSW and QLD last weekend with totals ranging from 2-25mm across the respective states.
20 Aug. 2020
Well August couldn’t come quick enough with many regions recording the driest July on record.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Jun. 2020
For the second consecutive weekend the cropping belt from Central New South Wales through to South Australia has received welcome rainfall providing additional opportunity for farmers to capitalise on the season, boosting yield potential with an added nitrogen application.
09 Jun. 2020
Many would be up to date on their spray programs so far, so what to do now with our grain marketing program? There are many questions that must be answered before we begin any forward sales of grains or oilseeds as we head into winter.
01 Jun. 2020
The overall rainfall outlook as a percentage has declined, the forecast is very much in favour for the cropping season which is in addition to much of the South Australian, Victorian, and New South Wales grain growing belts already positioned on close to full sub soil moisture profiles.
02 Jun. 2020
The past two months has been a whirlwind ride moving grain markets $50-60mt for the 20/21 season with several different factors influencing markets.
19 May. 2020
It’s been very difficult of late to talk about anything in the grains market other than tariffs and barley, and rightly so. The announcement left most in the market stunned and prices reacted accordingly...