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Corn Exchange Report

The following is the Corn Exchange Report for the week eiiduigMiday ti— t - Wheat is somewhat easier, stocks are being reduced by shipments to this United Kingdom. Prices remain at recent quotations. Oats.—A few transactions have transpired and milling are freely taken at quotations. Beans and Peas.—A few parcels of the i former have changed hands for shipments. Peas are difficult to place. Grass Seed.—The season being almost over, the demand m< restricted, and holders will carry forward but small stocks. Potatoes.—The present price of potatoes m Sydney, {ifr) leaves a margin of about

10s per ton to, producers. It seems rather j hsrd to have to pay the Union Company Is 7d per sack freight when the gross proceeds are about 4s, the net say under one shilling per sack. Dairy Produck.—lt is to be hoped that the estimated cose of the proposed cool chambers hi L<yttelton will not deter the Board from proceeding with their construction as it appeared from the lust meeting to be probable. The following are our quotations :— Wheat.—Tuscan, 3s Gd; pearl, 3s 4d ; Hunter*, 3s ■ 3d. Oats.—Milling, Is 7<t; short heavy feed, Is 5d to Is Gd ; long and inferior, Is 3d to Is 4d. lUrlcy.—Prime malting, 3s 3d; feed, ]s Gd. Beans.—2s fid. Pu>vs.—l'rupsian blues, hand threshed, 3r to 3s 3d;' feed sorts, 2s 4d to 2s Gd. (Jras? Seed.—Rye g-ass. machine dressed, 5s to 5s Gd : cocksfoot, 4.^1. to 4Jd, Potatoes. — i. DerwcntH, 15s to 20s at country, stations within a radius of 12 miles. Dairy Proj duce.—Unaltered. The above prices are those poid to farmers for delivery,f.o.b. Lyttelton. iSacks extra.

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Corn Exchange Report, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2541, 11 October 1890

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Corn Exchange Report Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2541, 11 October 1890

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