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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET.

The following is the Ashburton grain market report for the week ended February 28, 1914: — The threshing' of wheat aud oats is proceeding rapidly, and samples are being submitted freely. , Reports of the yields of wheat are in many cases disappointing, and the quality of samples iso far shewn is not as good as was anticipated. " Wheat—^So far, most samples of new wheat Bhown are more or less out of condition, and also show signs of the weather. For, lines, fit for immediate use for milling, the. values may be placed at from 3s 4d to 3b sd, on trucks, for Tuscan; 3s 5d to 3s 6d for Hunters and Pearl; inferior samples about a penny, less. 1 Oats —The inquiry is not much better than has been the c.".se since the opening of the season, and values may be given as on a par with last week's quoI tations, which are:—ls. 6d to Is 7d for Gartons; Is 6d for Duns; Is 5d to Is 6d for Algerians—all on trucks at country stations. • i Chaff. —There is not much business passing in new chaff as yet, the value of which may be quoted ,at from '47s 6d to 50s, good old chaff being worth from os to 7s 6d per ton more.

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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