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Australia grain harvest running to record

01.30.2023 CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — With wheat and barley leading the way, Australia is set for a third consecutive record grain crop and strong exports, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network report from the Foreign Agricultural Service of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Wheat production is estimated to have reached a record 37 million tonnes in marketing year 2022-23;

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CBH confirms this crop biggest ever for WA

WESTERN Australian bulk handler on Thursday broke its standing receival record of 21.3 million tonnes set last harvest, the co-operative announced in its latest weekly Harvest Report released today. “With many growers still harvesting, especially in the Albany and Esperance zones, the final harvest total for CBH is expected to be higher still,” CBH Group chief operations officer Mick Daw said. “I

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China hoovers up Australian wheat despite tensions

China is importing Australian wheat in record volumes, despite simmering trade disputes over other agricultural commodities, as farmers gear up for a third consecutive bumper grain harvest. Industry sources estimate China will import about 6.3 million tonnes of Australian wheat for the year to September 30, making it by far our biggest customer. Indonesia is a long way back in

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