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Lupins enter the new foods race.. Lupins are also a suitable gluten-free substitute for wheat, but Mr Fienberg says LFA will not be making 'gluten free' the focus: "We want to say lupins have other benefits and it is gluten free," he says... "We want to grow to reach our maximum milling capacity of 150,000 tonnes a year and we have commissioned an automated, multifunctional mill that can manufacture food products such as lupin flour, flakes, hull, kibble and splits 24 hours a day," Mr Fienberg says...
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Mr Knight suggests using a decision-making framework to help clarify and improve your approach to grain marketing. ".. Figure 1 The grain marketing pyramid - a framework for making effective grain marketing decisions.. The family decided to increase their on-farm storage in the short term to provide more control and flexibility to sell their grain strategically through the year...
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Growers need to consider a portfolio approach to their grain marketing including a combination of passive and active management coupled with some on farm storage if the market is telling you to store grain... Demand will create its own supply (something that many farmers will emphasise with over the past 2 years as supply has expanded rapidly in response to high grain prices, leading to prices to fall) and as argued by Malcolm (2009) "food supply will meet food demand in the future, provided farmers receive the correct market signals and are not thwarted by poor government policies that create perverse incentives.".. Since there "is no reliable way to identify the fund managers who will outperform the market, investors do best to buy a broad spectrum of stocks at the lowest cost" (Damato, 2001)...
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Speaking at the 2013 Australian Grains Industry Conference, Mr Roberts said the changes had stemmed from grain commodities being treated as speculative investment products... "The presence of all this money has changed the way grain commodities operate in markets - they are starting to move like equities and bonds," Mr Roberts said... Commodities such as wheat previously had almost no correlation with stocks and bonds...
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