7307.0 - Wheat Use and Stocks, Australia, October 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/12/2010   
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WHEAT GRAIN STORED


WHEAT GRAIN STORED

The 2010/11 grain harvest began in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia in October 2010; however, high rainfall meant a later than normal start to the harvest in many regions.

Total wheat grain stored by bulk grain handlers, growers and users at the end of October 2010 was 4.0 million tonnes.

Wheat grain stored by bulk grain handlers at the end of October 2010 was 3.4 million tonnes, of which 3.1 million tonnes (89%) was graded for milling and 0.4 million tonnes (11%) graded for feed.

Wheat grain growers and users stored 525 thousand tonnes of wheat grain at the end of October 2010.

WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY WHEAT GROWERS AND USERS, as at 30 October 2010
Graph: WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY WHEAT GROWERS AND USERS, as at 30 October 2010


WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY BULK GRAIN HANDLERS, at month end, 2009-10
Graph: WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY BULK GRAIN HANDLERS, at month end, 2009-10