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Corn Exchange Report.

l. The following is the Corn Exchange Report for the week ending .Friday, October 13rd, 1890 -.— The market for all cereals is quiet. Wheat is taken at quotations, but the enquiry is somewhat limited. Oats continue difficult to place; local requirements would appear to be filled as there is a slight demand for small parcels of feeding ; oaia. Barley—The season may be said to ', be over; few transactions have taken place. Beans and Peas.—A few lines for export of tho former have changed hands, whilst the letter are neglected, an occasional sale for seed purposes* being the exception. Potatoes are being sold a$ almost any figure, The market is evidently over for this season. Dairy Produce shows -but little alteration. Our quotations are as follows■:-*-■ Wheat.—Tuscan, 3s 6cl: Pearl, 3s 4d; Hunters, 3.s 3d. ■ OA«s.-r-Milling, Is ?d ; short heavy feed, Is 5d to Is 6d ; long and inferior, Is 3d to Is 4d. . Barley.—Prime Malting, 3s 3d ; feed, Is 6d to Is 9d. Beans xnd Peas.—Prussian blues, hand threshed, 3s to 3s 3d ; feed sorts, 2s 4d to 2s 6d, Grass Seed.—Rye grass, machine dressed, 6s to 5s 6d. , Cocksfoot, 4|d to 4^d. Potatoes.—Derwents, 15a to 20a at country stations within' a radius of 12 miles. Dairy Produce, unaltered. The above prices are those paid to farmers "for delivery f.o.b. Lyttelton. Sacks extra.

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Corn Exchange Report., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2535, 4 October 1890

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Corn Exchange Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2535, 4 October 1890

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