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Grain growers optimistic on back of favourable weather and sky high prices | Queensland Country Life

Surging prices expected to curb global demand

Queensland grain farmers welcomed last week’s sunshine following recent torrential rain, where some areas are still mopping up from the unseasonal downpour.

Central Queensland cropping areas recorded the heaviest falls, with Emerald recording more than 140 millimetres.

It’s shaping up as the wettest May for the region in close to 40 years.

Heavy rain has come at a cost for some farmers and regional communities.

Some winter cereal crops were flooded, which will see replanting in some areas.

Cotton crops have been flooded, which will result in…

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