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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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Canola growers cashing in

23 Nov. 2020

Canola harvest is wrapping up quickly through NSW, as harvest rolls south and east at a rate of knots. Growers have enjoyed some great results with big yields and prices remaining firm through harvest.

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ISCC Certification

24 Nov. 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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New Free Trade Agreement with Asian countries a positive for Australian Ag

18 Nov. 2020

On the 15th of November, 15 countries signed the world’s largest free trade agreement called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

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Growers reaping the rewards of Dynamic Binning this harvest

18 Nov. 2020

GrainFlow’s Dynamic Binning is upgrading almost 15% of wheat deliveries across it’s storage and handling network this season. 

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The quiet after the storms

17 Nov. 2020

It has been a quieter week in grain circles, as growers focus their efforts more so on harvesting rather than marketing in the wake of recent price corrections. 

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China, Saudi and harvest heating up closer to home

09 Nov. 2020

A very eventful week or so in grain markets as harvest progresses rapidly with a string of clear days through most regions. Cool overnight temperatures throughout much of New South Wales has probably stemmed what should have been the biggest days of harvest to date...

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WA Market Wrap - November

09 Nov. 2020

As harvest progresses there are many parts of the WA wheatbelt experiencing higher than anticipated yields with some clients indicating results are exceeding expectation given extremely low growing season rainfall totals.

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Weather events shifting markets

02 Nov. 2020

The harvest to date has been punctuated by weather interruptions throughout the cropping belt of New South Wales and Southern Queensland. From all reports it hasn’t been a question of did you get rain, but more of how much was received.

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GrainFlow: Delivering a harvest focused on ZERO Harm

27 Oct. 2020

As harvest ramps up across the GrainFlow network we know that a safe and efficient service over harvest is key for our grower customers.

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Rising prices into an increasing crop

26 Oct. 2020

Watching the commodities market over the past six weeks has been fascinating for grain market enthusiasts and rewarding for a large portion of growers across the cropping belt.

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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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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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