Hay market update

A paper provided to the GRDC Grower Update Dimboola 2016 Take home messages In 2016 additional cereal hay has been welcomed by buyers and absorbed into the market The scale of pasture hay production has a massive impact on cereal hay demand The dairy sector is likely to avoid buying hay in 2017 and a…

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Can Australia Support Straw-fired Power?

An abstract of a presentation to the Australian Bioenergy Conference 2013 To consider straw as a feedstock and how straw is produced and accumulated by commercial power plants internationally can provide some valuable insights into the feasibility of similar plants operating in Australia. Information has been gathered from visits to commercial scale straw power plants…

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What We Do – Hay Forecasting

Using a statistical and scientific approach and an extensive network in the fodder industry, Jumbuk offers clients regular forecasts of hay and silage production. Reports update clients on the production of pasture, cereal (oaten), lucerne, silage and other crops expected in each of the regions nationally. As a commodity with typically over 7 million tonnes…

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What We Do – Straw to Bio Energy

Jumbuk has extensive experience in feedstock supply analysis and logistics and has well established networks in the Australian straw supply chain. Jumbuk provides services to key infrastructure companies considering investing in bio energy plants. Stubble retention can provide protection from soil erosion, better water infiltration, reduced evaporation and nutrient retention. However stubble retention also creates…

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What We Do – Grain Price Monitoring

Jumbuk offers clients data sets of prices for grains, oilseeds and pulses delivered to the capital city markets of Australia or cash grains delivered to major Australian ports. Prices have been monitored weekly for over 28 years. The weekly feedgrain prices have been obtained from end users active in the market each week and are…

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