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CHRISTCHURCH, February 13. Wheat.—Very little grain , has been offering during the week, but a few purchases of wheat has been effected, several lines having changed hands at 3s 3d to 3s 3^d at country stations. Farmers have been busy harvesting all the week and few have been in town to offer samples. It is reported that some crops that were cut and lying on the eround or in stook during the.recent wet weather have sprouted to some extent.. Oats.—No 'fresh business is reported in oats. Threshing results are turning out very satisfactorily, especially in the EUesmere diserict, where yields to 100 bushels per acre are recorded. Barley.—Barley that was out in the late-rains has suffered in condition. The demand for malting has eased off, and 3s 6d is the top price now offered. Grass Seed. —Very little grass seed is offering as the weather has been against tihreshing, operations. _ > Potatoes. —The potato market is still undecided aud no further forward purchases have been made.

Onions.—The onion crop is now coming on the market, and is said to be of fair quality, though onions, so far offered, are rather on the small side. The price quoted is £4 10s, at stations.

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

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

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