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Corn Exchange Report.

The f ollowmg is the Corn Exchange Report for the week ending Friday, April 4th:—? The weather during the past week has been very variable, but most favorable tq those whose grass had gone off, and whose root crops were much in need of moisture. Should frosts hold off, our graziers will have much better prospects of winter feed than at ojje tjme seemed likely. Wheat.—English adyices are not at all encouraging, and shippers cannot look for a better return (unless the Home market improve) than can be obtained by selling locally. Prices, remain unaltered. OAfs. —Farmers arc all holding, and in consequence very little business eventuate sp. Barley.—The remarks made last week as to this cereal still apply,—:r.. -■ ----- iv . r malting samples, while the i '.- i.'. ' • '■ with medium to fegcl samples. A consider- j able diversity off opinion gias£s bejijyeqn the growers and the maltsters as to. ■vj-'hat constitutes ". prime malting samples," and manygrowers are much disappointed to find that on showing their sample it is not recognised as of a high grade—in many cases not much better than feed" when, of course, it comes injto competition with oats. Peas and Beans. —Prussian blues are readily saleable if true to sort and carefully threshed. In beans there is but little doing, and prices are harcjdy nx^d. Grass Sked. -—Ryegrass is, still being §nquire!d for, atyd prices remain 'firm.' CockVfoot is mostly out of growers hands, and but few first class slamplcß "arc offyriu'g divcbl, For such there is a fair demand.

Our quotations for the week arc us follows: —Wheat—Prime Tuscan, 2a lid ; Pearl, i2s Oi] In 2ti 9VI; Hunter's, "is Sd ; chick wheat, whole, 2a ,'id ; bfJikuu, Js l()d tq 2s. Qats--Milling, Is 8il; ahorb stout "feed, Is ?d; inferior and long, Is4dto Is Gd. Barley —Prime malting, 'h 3d ; medium, 2s 3d to to 2rt Od ; feed, Is <)d. I'eas—Prussian blues, carefully ilnvsliud, ,'),-; s%htb- broken, 2s Hd to 2s lOd. (ijass .Seed'— Uycgia&s, io\\~n maehinc dressed,'4s 9d to 5s ; fanners'" clean samples, 4s to 4s 6d; inferior, 2s 9d to 3s p ; cocksfoot, bright, heavy, clean, samples,

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Corn Exchange Report., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2393, 5 April 1890

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Corn Exchange Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2393, 5 April 1890

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