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Special One Grain | Growing together since 1987.

Phone: 1300 28 12 28
E-mail: admin@specialonegrain.com.au
 

FAQs

Here is a list of frequently asked questions. Please email us if you can’t find the answer you are looking for, or if you would like to suggest a revision to this page.

Do I need to be a Special One member to utilise your services?

No you do not require membership to Special One to utilise any of our services. We aim to assist all growers with competitive prices and expertly managed pools. However, if you would like to join our Cooperative by becoming a member, please feel free to call our friendly team on 1300 28 12 28

I know you began operations in Northern NSW can I be in a harvest pool if I live elsewhere?

Yes. To date we have managed pools for growers in all the eastern states.

Are there any charges or fees that I need to deduct from Special One Grain Estimated Silo returns and (ESRs?)

Special One Grain quotes pool estimates net of fobbing and management fees. We strive to provide ESR guidance that is simple to understand and reflects the final return without unnecessary complexity. Growers simply apply the relevant location differential and deduct the industry levy to arrive at the net silo return.

Where can I deliver to Special One Harvest Pools?
• GrainCorp
• AWB Grainflow
• On farm storage (by arrangement)
What if I am having trouble completing the transfer?
Call Special One Grain on 1300 28 12 28
Call GrainCorp Stocks on 1800 809 482
Call GrainFlow Grower Services on 1800 447 246
Do you insure against the possibility of payment default? (How do I know I am going to get paid?)

As a grower owned organisation, we have the same concerns as you about payment risk. Special One Grain protects our growers by enforcing very strict terms and credit limits for all buyers. Further security is achieved through having counterparty payment insurance protecting against payment default. Our insurer against payment default is Atradius.

Do you offer a pooling product so I can lock in prices before harvest?

Yes. Special One Grain offers Early Commitment Pools (ECP) that allow growers to capture pricing opportunities at more opportune times throughout the year. PLEASE NOTE: To participate in an Early Commitment Pools (ECP) it is a requirement that growers have equity in a previous years pool.

What is Special One Grain’s approach to marketing various grades/qualities of wheat?

Special One Grain strives to maximise the value of grain our grower clients produce. Special One Grain takes special care to ensure that we deliver grain that meets the specifications demanded of us by of our domestic and international customers. Special One Grain strives to maximise the value of grain that is produced by our grower clients.

How do I deliver / transfer grain to your pools in the GrainCorp system?
• Nominate at the time of truck delivery
OR
• Warehouse and then transfer online through the GrainCorp GrainTransact facility. You will need your user name & password, supplied by GrainCorp.

For online transfers, you need to select the following parameters:

Payment Category (in step 1 of 3)  Pool
Buyer Field (in step 2 of 3)  Type in “SOGP” or “12771” or “Special One Grain Pool”

Payment Type Field (in step 2 of 3)  This field effectively selects the pool you want and the payment type – see table

 POOL  PAYMENT ALTERNATIVE  GRAINCORP PAYMENT TYPE
 Forward Marketing 6×6 Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  P1
 Forward Marketing 6×6 Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  P2
 Actively Managed Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  P3
 Actively Managed Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  P4
 Seasonal Pricing Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  P5
 Seasonal Pricing Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  P6
 Actively Managed Chickpea Pool  Harvest Payment  P3
 Actively Managed Chickpea Pool  Deferred Payment  P4
 Actively Managed Barley Pool  Harvest Payment  P3
 Actively Managed Barley Pool  Deferred Payment  P4

OR

Complete a GrainCorp Grower to Buyer Warehouse Title Transfer Form. Note: This is a slower process & may take a few days for the grain to transfer.

How do I deliver/transfer grain to your pools in the AWB GrainFlow system?
• Nominate at the time of truck delivery
OR

• Warehouse and then transfer online at www.grainflow.com.au. You will need your user name & password, supplied by AWB.

For online transfers, you need to select the following parameters:

Acquirer / Buyer Field  Special One Grain Pool

Pricing Option Field  This field effectively selects the pool you want and the payment type – see table

 POOL  PAYMENT ALTERNATIVE  GRAINFLOWf PAYMENT TYPE
 Forward Marketing 6×6 Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  A
 Forward Marketing 6×6 Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  B
 Actively Managed Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  D
 Actively Managed Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  E
 Seasonal Pricing Wheat Pool  Harvest Payment  N
 Seasonal Pricing Wheat Pool  Deferred Payment  Q
 Actively Managed Chickpea Pool  Harvest Payment  D
 Actively Managed Chickpea Pool  Deferred Payment  E
 Actively Managed Barley Pool  Harvest Payment  D
 Actively Managed Barley Pool  Deferred Payment  E
OR

• Complete a GrainFlow Warehouse Reversion form. Note: This is a slower process & may take a few days for the grain to transfer.