Gloomy chickpea market prompts rotation rethink

Gloomy chickpea market prompts rotation rethink

Liz Wells, January 30, 2023 CHICKPEA area in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland could fall even further this year as lacklustre export prices deter growers from the pulse, which in the past decade has become the preferred crop to grow in rotation with...
Pulse Update: Lentil harvest pressures prices

Pulse Update: Lentil harvest pressures prices

SOUTHERN Australia’s lentil harvest has advanced rapidly in the past month and better-than-expected yields are putting supply-side pressure on prices. Faba beans are finding little love in the export market but are in solid demand from domestic stockfeed millers,...
Pulse Update: Rain delays stymie volume trade

Pulse Update: Rain delays stymie volume trade

UNCERTAINTY about the timing of southern Australia’s pulse harvest is keeping volume trade to a minimum, with growers wary about overcommitting on volume and quality, and traders following suit. While Queensland’s chickpea harvest is well advanced, harvest of pulses...