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DUNEDIN GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET.

Messrs Samuel Orr and 00. report foi the week ending May 29th :—

Wheat. — Sow that prioes have modified' a little millers are showing a disposition to purohase, but not In large paroels, but; even with this little that is doing It' encourages the growers for next year's orop. The prospeot of it now advanolng at Home is remote, as the harvest Is eon* sldered good, while m Amerioa prioes have eased still further, and a very large orop Is anticipated. We quote prime Tuscan, 4s 2d ; velvet and red straw, 3s lid to 4§: ordinary milling, 3s 8i to 3i lOd J fowls' feed2i6d to 3s 3d, .v..

Oats.— These have met a steady demand sinoe last reporting, and all lota coming forward are readily disposed of at the prioes going last week, so that a good bust*' ness hai been done, notwithstanding that shipping has been partially stopped* the markets In both Melbourne aud' Sydney not being In sympathy with ours.' Melbourne is, however, firmer this week. and when arrivals fall short of their weekly requirements it will eerntalnly Improve further. Milling oats nave been In good demand,- orders for them manufactured still reaching the millers ; while for feed speculators are buying and holding. We quote prime heavy, bright mtlllog, 2s lQds and ordinary 2s 8i to 2s 9d ; heavy feed, If bright, 2s 8d; Inferior aud off oolor. 2ssdto2i7d.

B.rley.— Shipping demand is still on, and realised same as last week— via, prime malting up to 3s lOd, sacks 6d ; ordinary. 3j 61 to 3a 0d ; milling, 2j 9d to Bs -B.fi' feed, 2s 6d. '- JOur sales of all olasses of grain for the week were 31,185 bushels. , „ Ohaff.— -In good demand for shipping,: but space difficult to obtain j lobsUy, too,} the demand Is pretty fair, and we quota prime oaten sheaf, well out and soreened, up to £3 15i ; ordinary, £3 5i to £3 lOtt Inferior, £2 10s to £3. Potatoes are keeping at muoh the same prloa they have done during the past' month, and we quote Derwents up to £44 2r6d-j kidneys, £5.

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DUNEDIN GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 31 May 1889

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DUNEDIN GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 31 May 1889

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