Canola at a high point but no supercycle

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
August 18 2021 - 8:30pm
Canola crops are in healthy condition through much of Australia, raising a mouth-watering prospect if the current yield potential comes to fruition.

CANOLA prices have broken records with monotonous regularity this year with farmers now looking at the real possibility of prices in excess of $800 a tonne at harvest, 25 per cent above the previous highest values at the business end of the season.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten 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. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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