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The following is the Ashburton grain market report for the week ended February 7, 1914:— . Th© weather/ conditions nave been very adverse during the past week for harvesting, heavy rain having fallen at intervals throughout most parts of the l County; during the week. The rain has I just caught the harvesting in full swing land a large area of wheat is m stook, while a large proportion of the oat crop is still in, stook also. Drying winds, and a spell of fine weather are what is re-• q'ired, but should the rain continue there is .bound to be serious damage. :■■•■'■ \ Wheat.—No new ■'wheat .is on offer, and the market for old wheat remains practically in same condition as reported last week. Oats.—The weather is delaying the' threshing of the new crop. There is very little animation in. the market and buyers are not disposed to operate at over quoted prices, which are Is 6d to Is 6|d for best Gartons, to Is 7d for extra heavy; Is 5d to Is 6d fdr lower finality. ■ Algerians quoted at from Is'4d to Is 5d for poor quality, and .Is 6d for best samples.

Chaff—Prime old chaff is now only in limited demand, and 60s, on trucks, is to-day's value; new chaff from 45s to 50s. ' ,■ .■■■■■■■■

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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