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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Jun. 2020
Last week bought about the first official national crop forecast from ABAREs for the 20/21 crop and generally, the numbers were in line with expectations
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.
26 May. 2020
Well what a week we have had. Life is starting to get back to normal again. Kids back to school, pubs and restaurants opening up, footy just about to kick off and most growers have a grin from ear to ear and full of optimism. Life just doesn’t get much better than this.
12 May. 2020
The big news this week is the increasing tensions between Australia and China over the alleged anti-dumping investigation of Australian barley, which looks set to come to a head after 18 months of uncertainty.
05 May. 2020
There is growing optimism as this year’s sowing program advances with the arrival of rainfall across the traditional ANZAC day period and widespread follow up of 30-70mm throughout NSW and VIC cropping belts accumulated at the beginning of May.
28 Apr. 2020
With Anzac Day historically being the ‘go to’ date to start the winter sowing program just past, we have seen the majority of growers already well and truly into this season’s sowing program due to the terrific early autumn break we have experienced.
16 Apr. 2020
World markets are changing rapidly in reaction to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on all global markets over the next few months is anyone’s guess.
14 Apr. 2020
As we wade through the current uncertainty in global food markets, it looks almost certain that the volatility in commodities will continue as we head towards winter conditions in Australia.
07 Apr. 2020
Another wild week down with what is shaping as many more to come as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to command headlines across the globe. Heightened levels of volatility are becoming the new norm across all equity, commodity and currency markets as the degree of uncertainty climbs.