Low grain prices locally under the microscope with grower groups

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:18pm, first published March 29 2022 - 8:00pm
LOST VALUE: Grain growers are concerned Australia's comparatively low grain prices place them at a disadvantage, especially when confronted with soaring input costs.

GRAIN grower organisations are calling for action to combat market dynamics that currently see Australian grain prices as the cheapest in the world, saying that the disparity between Australian and international prices was the number one issue raised by members this year.

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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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