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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USDA surprised the market when releasing their production and end stocks numbers in the monthly WASDE
16 Jul. 2019
Wheat futures were catapulted last week after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) surprised the market when releasing their production and end stocks numbers in the monthly WASDE (World Supply and Demand Estimates) Report.
08 Jul. 2019
It is still wet in the United States and most areas above Forbes in Central New South Wales are really feeling the pinch due to lack of any decent rainfall. We can only hope that there is a turn around soon in the season for everyone’s sake.
03 Jul. 2019
We are pleased to announce our fourth and last week cash prize winners for participants in AWB’s 2019 Annual Crop Survey.
25 Jun. 2019
The past week has provided much of the same with small isolated falls up to 5mm occurring across SNSW. Across the border into Vic and we see much more favourable conditions. However, it goes without saying, much of the east coast crop is in a rainfall deficit and will be heavily reliant on a kind spring in order to bring grain to head and fill the bins.
19 Jun. 2019
While the dry continues in Northern NSW and QLD, Central NSW is increasingly feeling the pinch following disappointingly light and patchy rainfall. However, prospects are firming in the southern part of the state with some areas only one good fall away from a firm production outlook.
12 Jun. 2019
We are pleased to announce our first cash prize winners for participants in AWB’s 2019 Annual Crop Survey.
04 Jun. 2019
Talk about droughts and flooding rains. In the US, weather continues to play havoc, delaying planting of the corn crops and causing flooding of wheat fields. Here in Australia, areas of the east coast are looking down the barrel of a third year of below par winter crop rainfall.
27 May. 2019
In our part of the world, follow up rain is badly needed but on the other side of the globe, too much rain is rattling markets.
21 May. 2019
After some busy weeks of burning diesel in the paddock, this year’s autumn sowing program is now approaching the finishing line, bringing with it a bit more optimism.
13 May. 2019
With planting underway across the east coast, attention now turns to the arrival of follow-up rain to assist with crop establishment and building further moisture for those yet to get the planter out of the shed.
06 May. 2019
Understanding wheat basis prices is important for growers wishing to control the price they receive for their grain.
06 May. 2019
A slow moving weather system featured across the eastern states last week, with the rain beginning in South Australia and moving slowly North-East as it filtered into QLD over Friday and Saturday.
22 Apr. 2019
Local spot markets have struggled over the past week as demand wanes and the flow of imported grain from the west continues unhindered. Unfavourable weather conditions throughout our cropping region might have been expected to tighten markets...
15 Apr. 2019
Charlton Park re-development project will be a brand-new multi-purpose sport and recreational centre, with a range of sports such as football, netball, hockey, tennis and cricket to name a few...
11 Apr. 2019
Interest in Frost Insurance is really growing, as growers look to manage this substantial production risk. The Countryman takes a look at frost cover a little deeper. Read the full article by clicking here
04 Apr. 2019
New for WA growers is 3 business day payment terms for cash contracts.
02 Apr. 2019
There has been some useful rainfall in many areas of NSW and QLD over the last couple of weeks which has given pause to growers finalising their seeding plans this year. While sub-soil moisture...
28 Mar. 2019
Since 2015/16 harvesting the once ‘ugly duckling’ has risen to be a very useful income earner due to its high domestic and export demand, outstanding yield, and the ability of production in the hardest of climates.
15 Mar. 2019
We are pleased to say our crop insurance products are firmly on offer in 2019!
13 Mar. 2019
Grain markets continue to seek guidance from our global counterparts while local markets remain subdued.
07 Mar. 2019
Australian Penne Kehl, Director of Cargill Asia Pacific shares her story on International Women's Day.
28 Feb. 2019
Outside influences have affected the market more than the consistent dry conditions on the Eastern Australia seaboard writes Warren Lander.