Feedgrain Focus: Prices ease as volume thins

Exports continue at a cracking pace. Cash trading of feedgrains was limited this past week, growers concentrating on delivering grain booked earlier, securing fertiliser and planning for winter crop…Read More

Liz Wells, February 26, 2021

Protein 2021 conference: Feeding changing consumer habits

Global demand for protein is increasing with consumption rising 40 percent since 2000, more than half of which is being driven by Asia, one of several trends will be discussed in depth at the Protein 2021 Conference hosted by TSBE in Dalby on February 24…Read More

Beef Central, February 22, 2021

Feedgrain Focus: Wheat, barley prices firm

Logistics are factoring into prices, northbound road freight hard to get and consumers paying more for small wheat and barley parcels. Strong sorghum demand has Brisbane running hot…Read More

Liz Wells, February 19, 2021

Cattle numbers on feed remain above one million head – surprising some

Cattle numbers on feed in Australian feedlots remained above one million head in the December quarter, results released from the latest quarterly feedlot industry survey show, a number has surprised some industry stakeholders…Read More

Jon Condon, February 18, 2021

Winter harvest near record, summer crop on the improve: ABARES

Australia’s winter crop production for 2020-21 has come in as the second biggest harvest on record, while the summer crop season is forecast to be better than last year but still be below average, according to ABARES…Read More

Beef Central, February 16, 2021

More broilers to offset reduced feedlot grain use

While grain use by NSW ruminants eases off as herds are rebuilt after the drought, some expansion is expected from the poultry sector. ..Read More

Liz Wells, February 15, 2021

Students set to whip up winning beef meals with sporting heroes

Primary school students across Australia have the opportunity to whip up winning beef meals with sporting heroes and learn about the role of Australian Beef in a healthy lifestyle when new modules of the Be Your Greatest Virtual Classroom Program launch this week…Read More

Beef Central, February 15, 2021

Feedgrain Focus: Supply pressure weighs on south

Southern grains prices weakened as exporters trimmed bids amid volatile international values and currency headwinds. Northern markets faced less pressure and sorghum, in particular, bucked the trend…Read More

Liz Wells, February 12, 2021

Projections: Further growth anticipated in grainfed operations

Despite the return of green paddocks across eastern Australia, numbers of cattle in feedlot programs is expected to continue to grow this year, and grainfed cattle will account for a growing portion of national herd and slaughter numbers, MLA’s 2021 Projections released this morning suggests…Read More

Beef Central, February 8, 2021

Feedgrain Focus: Markets soften on flattened demand

With markets busy on execution rather than accumulation, wheat and barley traded steady to a tad softer in the past week, while sorghum balances supply-side pressure against export demand. ..Read More

Liz Wells, February 5, 2021

Feeder price surges 76pc year-on-year for one NSW lotfeeder: Is business still viable?

Lotfeeders are facing record losses in the face of the current super-charged feeder cattle market, with talk that some Australian grainfed supply chains may have to abandon long-standing ‘program’ business, due to the serious lack of profitability, and little sign of respite in coming months…Read More

Jon Condon, February 4, 2021

Feedgrain Focus: Wheat soft, barley firm as exports dominate

Buoyant demand for bulk barley and containerised sorghum has domestic buyers of both grains sitting out of the market until prices soften, while wheat is trading sideways with limited liquidity…Read More

Liz Wells, January 29, 2021

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