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The following is the Ashburton grain market'report for the week ended February 14, 1914:— x Harvesting has gone on with little interruption during the week, as, although there have been occasional light showers, they have not been heavy, enough to cause much loss of time. The damage caused by the recent heavy rains has not been as bad as was expected, but has caused marked discolouration in the sample of oats. , Wheat— Threshing from stook is proceeding, but very few lines have been offered locally, and so far no sales have been reported. ' ... Q atc Owing to the recent rams, the 'quantity offering so far is not great, and the prices offering are not temptino- to growers, ■ which also checks business Business, however, is confined to Dominion trade, as present quoted rates are above export value. Selling values are:—ls 6d to Is 7d for Gartons, Is 6d for Duns. Algerians are neglected, and only best grades command Is 6d, all on trucks at country stations. , Cl ia ff.—For prime old season's, a limited demand exists at 60s on trucks. New chaff.-which.has been in.stack five or six weeks is saleable at '50s per ton.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914