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Corn Exchange Report.

Corn Exchange report for the week ending Friday, May 27th, 1890:—The break in the weather since last report wa-s written has_ assisted'farming operations as regards ploughing, but has interfered with deliveries of potatoes'. <*•''*& j Wheat is firm at the prices current for ; the pastifew weeks ; only in a very few instances have sales been made at over; 3s Id f.o.b. for Tuscan (and other sorts hi prop"or£ibtt;)V ?jWhere this price has been exceeded, |there?jwere some exceptional reason for giving an advance on thequoted. It has been brought under our notice that some market reports invariably'; qu^te ji shade over prices obtainable. " {

Oats are dull, but prime milling say 45. to 481bs per bushel are in better denmhd for expprt'^tc 'London. Even at the low prices ruling'here this is somewhat speou-. lative. „. . ,-(,,.;. t-! -.- ---1 Barl^y—& good enquiry ' prime malting^any other quality 'dormant. • • Peas—A good''demand for Prussian ibluea of ;good: quality ah'd hand? threshed continues.;.., „ ■,; !r>.; ■ '^>-:. • ; '

Beans—Sbnie enquiries for .shipment may be noted at quotations, i. t .\, ' | Rye Grass and? Cocksfoot are both coni^' ing into' "notice'and"values "are slightly 1 hardening. 0 ' ' ■'.' "'•' ' J> ■'' " ' Potatoes—The'weafcHer Has 1 interfered with deliveries, and to fill up spacebuyers .have ,in,s.ome,cases, given »n! additional 2s j 6d ..per. toft t where^ -.they coukl,. tbe sent' down to a steamer at' short notice. . Ifc jis pleading' "to 1 note ' that 6!io exceptional quality of /'this' 'year's crop has already beem. appreciated by our : Australian' cousins. -v{ ■ ' Butteh is :coming to hand in very small quantities and-fully maintains the recent .increase in values. . ..... - ■ COTESE^Np)outside demand exists and ivalues:!are ■consequently { nominal. 1: The following are our quotations for the wesk :— ■■ "

Wheat—Tuscan, 3s Id; Pearl, 2s lid; Hunter, 2s. ,9d\to, 2s ;10d. Chickwheafcjwhole, 2s 6d ; broken, 2s to 2s 4d. . Oats—Milling, Is 7d; short heavy feed, Is 6d ; sparrow bills, Is sd; long and inferior,- Is 3d to Is 4d. BXblby — Firs^-class malting, 3s; medium, 2s 3d to 2s 9d ; feed, Is 6d to Is9d. ■ Peas—Hand threshed. Prussian blues, 2s 9d to3s • ieed,i '2s>3d to 2s 4d. . ; Beans, 2s sd.g Okasseeb—Ryegrass, machine dressed, .^s.&l.to.^s.tyd.; (^ocksfopt;—bright heavy seed', ''16 s- to" 181bs l Weight up to 4^d ; lighter, 2U to.3id p,er lb. '. Potatoes—Derwehts 37s 6d to 40s »fe country stations •within twelve miles radius. Dairy Produce at last week's quotaThe above quotations are those paid to laymers fpr.i delivery f;o;b. i Lyttelton. Sacks extra, Pot-atoes excepted,

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Corn Exchange Report., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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Corn Exchange Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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