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Industry News – India Lifts Export Ban on Pulses

India Lifts Export Ban on Pulses India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has removed the prohibition on export of all types of pulses. The committee said in a statement overnight "Opening of export of all types of pulses will help the farmer to dispose of their products at remunerative prices and also encourage them to expand the area of sowing," The CCEA believes pulse production "will be sustained in the country and our import dependence on pulses will come down substantially. This is also likely to provide higher levels...

Industry News – India imposing 50% import duty on peas

India imposing 50% import duty on peas - unprecedented yellow pea price decline Late last week, as the trade expected, in a move to support domestic prices after a bumper crop, India’s government announced a 50% import duty on peas. Effective from 9 November 2017, the import duty on green and yellow peas has increased from 0% to 50%. The duty will remain in place until changed or rescinded by the government. Any cargoes destined to India, but which have not arrived will be subject to the import...

Pulse Market Update – 8 November 2017

Diminishing demand for the Australian desi chickpea production in export markets, coupled with reduced yields and quality compared to the 2016 Australian season, has seen an overall reduction in the chickpea market. On the supply side, the Australian desi chickpea production in the 2017-18 season is expected to be down significantly this year, dropping from 2.00 to 1.09 million metric tons (MT). Transitioning from a record breaking crop back to an average size crop. Australia relies on demand from the Indian subcontinent to consume its crop. Earlier in the...

Important grower information regarding Namoi site deliveries

With the Chickpea harvest soon underway, Namoi Cotton Alliance (NCA) have provided their grower information sheets for Goondiwindi, Trangie and Wee Waa, with key information regarding delivery this season. To best ensure the inevitable challenges in harvesting, receiving and packing are handled with maximum efficiency, please refer to the attached documents. Goondiwindi Trangie Wee Waa For more information, contact our Logistics team: Sarah Phelps (Domestic): 0488 081 228; sarah.phelps@specialonegrain.com.au Nic Habgood (Export): 0448 205 484; nic.habgood@specialonegrain.com.au...

New wheat marketing program for 2017/18 harvest season!

Maximise returns and minimise risk with the Cash Price Plus marketing program. The 2017/2018 Cash Price Plus (CPP) marketing program offers growers the ability to take advantage of the current wheat cash prices whilst providing exposure to upside potential in offshore markets. CPP contracts provide a guaranteed minimum price to growers through the immediate sale of physical grain and payment of 85% of the cash bid on the contract date. The remaining equity is used to give participants exposure to future upside potential through the purchase of actively staggered CBOT...

Grower Meeting: Walgett (20 October)

A grower meeting for the Walgett area is being held on Friday 20 October. The meeting will have a Summer Crop Focus and the program includes: Cotton - Marketing and Ginning Mung Beans – Varietal update, seed pricing, marketing and delivery locations. Sorghum – Market update provided by Ole Houe from IKON Commodities Date: Friday 20 October 2017 Time: 6.30pm Venue: The Fox, 65 Fox Street, Walgett Drinks and light refreshments will be provided. More information will be made available closer to the event. This meeting will follow on from the Walgett Cooperative AGM. Questions:...

Walgett Crop Competition 2017

Entries for the annual Walgett Crop Competition close on Wednesday 4 October. Download the entry form here. Whilst this season has been tough one, organisers have decided to continue to run the competition, to maintain its continuity and highlight some crop outcomes from this season. If you have a crop that you might consider entering in to this year’s competition, complete the entry form and submit it by next Wednesday, 4 October. Crops will be judged in the coming weeks. For further information, contact Kate Pearce (Mixed Farming Officer, NS LLS). E:...

Inland Petroleum are now in Walgett

Inland Petroleum have partnered with Special One Grain to give members a discounted fuel price. Special One Grain Member Pricing – 2.05 cent discount on Shell Newcastle Terminal Gate Pricing. Plus freight to the farm gate. Give inland Petroleum a call for your next bulk fuel order this harvest. Phone 1800 638 700 or visit Inland Petroleum at 21 Fox Street, Walgett NSW 2832 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week.       ...