Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

COMMERCIAL.

“Guardian” Office, Friday afternoon. The business in the grain market has been exceedingly quiet during the week, transactions being confined to small trade requirements. Wheats have been offered pretty freely at easier rates than ruled the previous fortnight, but buyers do not care to be anxious to operate at all. For prime milling from 4s Id to 4s 4d are the prices now quoted, and a few small lots have been quitted at even a shade higher. Four is in fair demand, and best brands fetch about Lll' 10s to Ll2 per ton for the trade lots. Oats continue to be asked after, but very little business has been done, and prices remain at about 2s for prime samples. Barley has improved somewhat, and the demand may be said to bo increasing for good malting samples, which are readily saleable at 3s 4d to os ou. For seed purposes none is being enquired after, as ’the season is] now virtually ever. The weather has been warm and in every way genial for the farmers, and the crops are now showing the efifeot of the present favorable season. The grub has been very destructive in many parts of the county, and farmers are perplexed at its increasing ravages to their crops, and bow to cope with the pest in order to lessen its ravages seems a difficulty not easily overcome. Grass lands have improved considerably, and heavy crops of hay and seed are promised. .

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18811104.2.5

Bibliographic details

COMMERCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

Word Count
244

COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working