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Malt Accreditation - La Trobe and Flinders

9th Mar 2015


  • Two new barley varieties have been accredited as malt varieties.

  • La Trobe is a high yielding variety for low to medium rainfall areas.

  • Flinders is designed for medium to high rainfall areas in WA.

  • Malt accreditation now allows the supply chain to begin the process of market acceptance.

CHS Accelerate Product

19th Feb 2015


  • CHS/Agfarm have re-opened their loan advance product (similar to CBH Prepay).

  • A line of credit is established by purchasing inputs from a Ruralco/Farm Works outlet. The loan is repaid by delivering grain to CHS.

  • You can purchase seed, fertiliser or chemical and then repay the amount by selling to CHS wheat, barley or canola.

  • There is no minimum tonnes required (unlike CBH Pre-Pay) and no need to declare which commodity you will deliver.

  • Current interest rate is 5.75%.

CBH Freight Rebate

19th Feb 2015


  • CBH have provided a freight rebate to eligible growers for tonnes delivered during the 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.

  • This is a result of a surplus in the CBH Freight Fund that has accumulated since CBH transitioned into using its own rail fleet.

  • Not all sites are eligible and so not all growers receive a rebate.

ABARES Report

11th Feb 2015


  • The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences released their February Crop Report.

  • Australia’s 2014 wheat crop was increased to 23.6mmt (up 0.4mmt on the previous quarter), but down 12% on last year.

  • WA wheat production was down 15% to 8.9mmt, with a 17% drop in yield from the previous year.

  • National barley production declined by 18% to 8mmt. WA’s estimate fell 19% to 3.1mmt.

  • Canola production dropped 10% to 3.4mmt. WA production was down 9% to 1.6mmt.

Product Update: CBH Pre-Pay

10th Feb 2015


  • CBH has launched details of their new season offering for Pre-Pay.

  • Loan advance has increased to $200/t (was $100/t).

  • Funds are now available for drawdown in February.

  • Minimum contract size is 300t, with grain to be nominated by 31st of Jan 2016.

  • Interest rate is 5.8%.