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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET.

The following is the Ashburton grain market report for the week ended, february 21, 1914:— „ . Samples of oats are now offering more freely, as a large quantity of grain has been threshed from stook during the past fortmght-chiefly oats, although wheat is also being threshed out of stook. Owing to the wet weather, which caught a lot of wheat while in, stook, the stook samples are not all that could be desired for condition. „ 14. Wheat.—Values for new wheat may be quoted as from 3s 3d to 3s 4d for Tuscan ; Hunters 3s sd; Pearl, 3s 5d to 3s 6d—on trucks country stations. Oats—Buyers are showing no desire to operate at over Is 6d to Is 6fd for the best quality Gartons, and, as busi. ness even on this basis is restricted to Dominion trade, in face of the present season's crop being ample tor local requirements, there is an absence ot speculation. Dun oats are worth Is 6d for heavy, good-coloured samples; Algerians Is 4d to Is 6d, according to qualQhaff. Only a small demand now exists for old chaff, the value of which is •55s to 57s 6d. on, trucks. New;., chaff is worth from 47s 6d to 50s for approved quality and condition. t

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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