Segregation report available

An aerial shot of Viterra's Tailem Bend grain storage bunker expansion. Photo: Glenn Power
An aerial shot of Viterra's Tailem Bend grain storage bunker expansion. Photo: Glenn Power

Viterra’s preliminary segregation plan for the 2017/18 season is now available as grain exports continue their record-breaking pace to move last season’s gargantuan crop.

The draft plan is available on the Viterra and Ezigrain websites and offers similar segregations to last year. 

Some small adjustments have been made for pulses and malting barley to reflect some growers’ shift to emerging varieties.

Viterra’s Group Operations Manager Michael Hill said he encouraged growers to provide feedback on the plan.

“Growers have started seeding so they know what they need from us. We’re asking them to contact their local Operations Coordinator listed on the plan and let us know whether the segregations meet their needs,” Mr Hill said.

He added that he was encouraging growers to provide feedback on the plan.

Mr Hill said over 500,000 tonnes of grain was shipped in the first half of May alone.

“We’ve shipped 4.8 million tonnes already this season, plus moved another 630,000 tonnes in containers and to domestic third parties.

“It’s been a credit to our employees and road and rail partners to move such large amounts of grain in a timely manner and meet the high export demand,” he said.