NEWS
Thu Dec 29, 2011 07:46 AM CST

CANBERRA (Dow Jones) -- A record crop in the northern Wheatbelt of Western Australia state is underpinning the state's second-largest harvest of winter grains on record, Cooperative Bulk Handling Ltd. reported Thursday.

Deliveries of wheat, barley, canola and other winter grains to unlisted Perth-based CBH, which dominates storage and handling in Western Australia, reached 12.65 million metric tons on Wednesday, eclipsing the previous second-largest intake, set in the crop year ended March 31, 2006, of 12.5 million tons, the company said in a weekly harvest report.

To date, around 92% of CBH's in 2011-12 intake -- estimated at 13.5 million ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
(none currently available)