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GRAIN CENTRAL | AGIC 2022: Supply chain dominates market outlook talk

BACK-TO-BACK bumper Australian crops with another one coming made supply chains a hot topic of discussion in and outside sessions at this year’s Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC).

Held in Melbourne last week, the two-day event heard about the challenges facing Ukraine as the major international issue, and inefficiencies in the south-eastern Australian rail network as the big domestic issue.

In a session on price discovery, Rupanyup grower and Grain Producers Australia southern region director Andrew Weidemann voiced his concerns in the state where road freight is moving an increased amount of the state’s grain.

“I’ve got a real feeling that the Victorian rail system is just going to fall over,” Mr Weidemann said.


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