CBOT wheat futures are still in a short term upward trend, but late last week the market failed to capitalise on an attempt to break out of a longer term downward price trend, in place since 2012.
As has been the case all summer, the recent storms were wild and patchy, but did bring much needed relief for farmers.
More efficient supply chains and the use of derivatives will be critical for growers wanting to extract maximum value for their grain.
THE Federal Government, via the GRDC has committed to a bilateral agreement with the NSW Government for grains research.
People are sitting up and taking notice of oats once again, with new health-focused markets opening up in Asia.
A farmer who used multi-peril crop insurance this year said it is a good concept but does not work for all growers.