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Visit Grain Brokers Australia at Mildura Field Day.

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Grain Brokers Australia will be exhibiting at the Mildura Field Day 18 and 19 May, come along and visit us at site D5, Carina Avenue.

PLUS! Register for Grain Brokers Australia One Month Free Trial at Mildura Field Day, and you automatically go into the draw to win one night’s accommodation at Quality Hotel Mildura Grand.

Quality Hotel Mildura Grand is superbly located in the heart of Mildura’s shopping and dining precinct, just a short stroll from the Murray River.

Click here for Mildura Grand_Mildura Field Day Terms & Conditions.

Grower Events

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Grower Events – March 2018

Senior Grain Brokers from our team along with and expert guest speakers will be touring WA from 19 – 23 March and providing Growers with information regarding:

  • Season Overview 2017/18
  • Marketing
  • International Grain Markets
  • Weather Risk Management
  • Lime
  • Safe Farming

These events are a great opportunity for Growers to ask questions and network with our team and other growers.
Refreshments and food will be provided and entry is free.

 REGISTER

If you would like to attend any of the events below please email or phone our friendly team:
bids@grainbrokers.com.au  or call PH (08) 9367 2866

TOWNEVENT LOCATIONDATEDAYTIME
YerecoinYerecoin Hall19 MarchMonday 2:30pm - 5:30pm
YealeringYealering Bowling Club20 MarchTuesday 9:45am - 12:15pm
DumbleyungGraham Shearing Shed20 MarchTuesday4:45pm - 7:30pm
BroomehillBroomehill Golf Club21 MarchWednesday9:45am - 12:15pm
South StirlingSouth Stirling Hall21 MarchWednesday4:45pm - 7:30pm
RavensthorpeLandmark (Shed)22 MarchThursday9:45am - 12:15pm
ScaddanScaddan Golf Course22 MarchThursday5pm - 7:30pm
Moorine RockMoorine Rock Tennis Club23 MarchFriday11am - 1:30pm

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Win 2 nights at Tribe Hotel, Perth

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Grain Brokers Australia are giving away two nights’ accommodation for two people at the new brand of hotel, TRIBE in West Perth.

Tribe Perth is characterised by contemporary, innovative and boutique design, along with its prominent position next to Kings Park just minutes from the city’s restaurants, bars and tourist attractions.

The hotel comes with free broadband, smart TVs, a digital reading collection, and free streaming movies on demand. The hotel will also include large common areas that reflect homely living rooms and a café and bar, TRIBE Foods. All rooms come with complimentary unlimited WiFi, Nespresso pod coffee machines, T2 Tea and bottled water.

TO ENTER

For those not receiving our Daily Pricing Summary, to enter simply visit us at either Mingenew, Dowerin or Newdegate Field Days and sign up for your free month trial.

If you’re a current customer or on a free trial of our Daily Pricing Summary you will automatically go in the draw to win – no need to do anything.

Click here for the Terms and Conditions.

Trump remains popular among US farmers

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Last week at the Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) WA Grains Business Development Manager, Tim Byass met with Sara Wyant, veteran US agricultural journalist and editor of Agri-Pulse.

Ms Wyant said Trump remains popular among US farmers and that agriculture was enjoying near-unprecedented access to the president with strong influence in terms of key issues such as trade policy.

“The map of where his voters sit has been critical, his position on trade policy has made agricultural people nervous, but you see with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), he nearly threw it out but the opinions of the farmers, those that elected him, were considered.”

Listen to the ABC radio interviews below by Clint Jasper on Trump talking the type of talk farmers want to hear and US trade restrictions.

Tim Byass, Grain Brokers Australia

Tim Byass, WA Grains Business Development Manager comments on Trump policies

Weekly Strategy Update 13/02/17

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Wheat –  With CBOT wheat futures up 18 cents for the week, (or A$7 per tonne) we would have expected to see cash prices up week on week. However, the buyers pulled basis back 15 cents with grower selling targets being triggered. This was most evident on Friday with futures up 11 cents yet the cash price only pushing up about $1 across the board. Good news for those with Grain95! We would now be less aggressive in cash sales for wheat (with the exception of ANW1) with Thursday nights USDA report quite bullish and plenty of carry in the wheat futures market meaning traders will want to keep remaining long. If needing to sell for cash flow or feeling undersold, we believe Grain95 is the better move than selling cash at this stage.

Feed barley –  Is starting to look a lot tighter now with a heatwave hitting the eastern states severely impacting sorghum. Also a very heavy shipping program of barley out of Australia into Saudi Arabia and China is quite bullish. Similar to wheat, traders will want to remain long barley and to do that will need to ramp up buying of feed barley for this to happen. Currency will have a big influence on markets in the short term. We can’t see massive downside in barley so perhaps holding is a strategy to consider now.

Malt Barley –  The marketing window for malt barley is closing by the week. Have price targets in place as this is the best way to achieve your targets. Chinese buying interest should return following Chinese New Year’s celebrations but at what level is hard to gauge. Premiums should be $20 above feed for most malt 1 varieties.

17/18 Canola –  With rain forecasted across much of the wheat-belt this week, growers will look to getting some cover. Canola is the only grain to consider at the moment as it is at a decile 5-6 compared to other commodities still at about a decile 1-2. Planting expected to be up considerably due to pricing and early moisture so we suggest to get some cash sales cover at current levels.

Weekly Strategy Update 04/01/17

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  • Wheat – Given the time of year, it is suggested that you hold onto what you have until mid January when traders are back from holidays and have an appetite for buying. The shipping stem is growing day by day which shows there is a possible upside soon to come.
  • Barley – As said previously, we anticipate buyers coming back online soon to hopefully give barley a boost. Saudi will be importing 10mmt and China 2-3mmt of feed in 2017.
  • Canola – Still a strong sell at current prices. At the current price, plus the added oil premiums, it gives you good cashflow and can ease the pain of lower grains prices currently.
  • Oats – Stuck in a rut at present. With no buyers in the market at present other than CBH, we suggest holding until others come back into the market to create some competition.
  • Lupins – Similarly to oats, there is only one buyer in the market at present. We suggest holding until more competition becomes evident.
  • Firm Bids – It is strongly suggested that firm bids are put in place with your broker (bids you’re happy to sell at) so that any spikes in the market that comes up, you don’t miss out.
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