Farmers prefer ex-farm sales, but grain still hitting the system

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
October 18 2016 - 8:30am
Robert Woods, director of solutions design with KG2, says the company's recent study into grain selling habits found growers liked selling grain ex-farm.

AMONG the plethora of marketing options available to growers, a study has found the favourite method of selling grain among the farming community is ex-farm, out turned from on-farm storage.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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