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Chinese demand for wheat strengthens outlook

CHINESE demand for wheat and other commodities like wool have helped kick start a generally positive outlook for agriculture for this year.

Staff writer
 Rural Bank says China is driving demand for wheat and wool. Picture Mark Saunders.

Rural Bank says China is driving demand for wheat and wool. Picture Mark Saunders.

In its latest Insights Update, Rural Bank says a bumper Australian winter crop is corresponding with a period of heightened demand. The demand has culminated in grain exporters being booked out until April,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.