GLOBAL BARLEY MARKET UPDATE

Plentiful world grain and oilseed stocks continue to weigh on the overall grain markets which in turn is keeping pressure on malting barley prices.  In this context the barley market situation is not bullish although current weather conditions and lower seeding projections could lead to higher values going into next year. Australia’s record crop, including […]

Australia’s record 2016-17 crop

On Valentine’s day, ABARES released their February 2016-17 crop report.  With harvesting of winter crops almost finished, revised projections now show an Australian winter crop of 58.9 mln tonnes with records in all major grains including wheat at 35.1 mln tonnes, barley at 13.4 mln tonnes and canola at 4.1 mln tonnes.  The revisions were […]

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GLOBAL BARLEY MARKET UPDATE

Plentiful world grain and oilseed stocks continue to weigh on the overall grain markets which in turn is keeping pressure on malting barley prices.  In this context the barley market situation is not bullish although current weather conditions and lower seeding projections could lead to higher values going into next year. Australia’s record crop, including […]