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Grains In Victoria – an overview Brian Kearns 1. Victoria’s Grain Production 2 Crop Production 2013-14 ('000 tonnes) Victoria % of Australia’s production.

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1 Grains In Victoria – an overview Brian Kearns 1

2 Victoria’s Grain Production 2 Crop Production ('000 tonnes) Victoria % of Australia’s production Wheat 3,54113% Barley 2,17823% Canola 92226% Lupins 264% Field peas 6820% Chickpeas 508% Faba beans 12739% Lentils 11244% Oats 23420% Source: ABARES, 2014

3 Victorian Grain Crops Wheat – white, medium protein, mostly hard. Barley – malting and feed Canola – conventional, hybrid, high stability oil, herbicide tolerant… Oats – hay, feed, milling 3

4 Victorian Grain Crops Pulses Lentils (mostly red, some green) Field peas – kaspa type, dun type, blue, white Chickpeas (kabuli & desi), Faba & broad beans – large and smaller sizes 4

5 5 Victoria’s top grain export markets, Total value: A$ 2.2 billion

6 Grain end use 6 ExportEnd use Wheat70%milling, feed Barley50%malting, feed Canola70%crushing Lentils90+%dhal (split, whole) Chickpeas90+%dhal, whole, dips Faba & broad beans70+%foul, snack Field peas50%dhal (splits) Oats<10%rolled Lupins<10%feed


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