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Free up your farm capital with Grain for Fert


Once again, we are offering you the opportunity to swap your grain for fertiliser with our Grain for Fert finance product.

Grain for Fert is a brilliant, all around flexible finance option which allows growers to access seasonal working capital at a low cost, by leveraging against your production of the coming season.

Rates are variable and range from 2.95 per cent to 6.20 per cent and are based on a credit assessment of your application.

You can apply either online through LoadNet or by speaking with your CBH Fertiliser Area Manager or your local Business Relationship Manager (BRM).

The team will then manage the administration of the contract, and arrange drawdown and payment of the invoice once you have collected your fertiliser.

To find out more about our products and finance options, click here or speak to our team today.


Market Update


  • The Indian government will continue with subsidies in their domestic market, supporting growers and demand
  • The general global market is still firm as India will step up imports for its summer planting while the US and South East Asia remain interested buyers
  • The Chinese domestic market is finally coming to an end which should start to free up exports and pricing from May onwards
  • Local WA supply is mostly in warehouse however expect key Phosphate products to run out at some point in May
  • Expect local AUD prices to remain elevated for the remainder of 2021 season with a weaker tone from July onwards



  • India chose to only purchase 800,000 metric tonnes down from initial tender interest of 1.4 million metric tonnes
  • This surprised most of the trade that were positioned long cargoes, prices have since fallen USD10-15 million tonnes
  • China will provide a large chunk of the Indian demand and have more product ready for India which will need to tender again late April
  • Prices look to be supported at lower levels here as general demand from South East Asia and Australia May-June is evident
  • Expect local AUD prices to remain elevated through until May with some relief June onwards



  • Large potash producers Belarus Potash Company (BPC) and Israel Potash Company (ICL) have increased major contract prices to India by USD33 million tonnes
  • In relation to this the local prices in Indian have lifted to growers and will likely move higher again in May
  • Prices have also moved higher in the US and Brazil as demand is strong following grain prices move higher
  • Local Sulphate of Potash producers SO4 and Kalium Lakes are moving ever closer to production for export and likely local consumption
  • Expect local AUD prices to remain flat to firm then increasing the second half of 2021

Other news

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    Be part of Western Australia's grain harvest 6/21/2021 8:00:00 AM We’re excited to open applications for harvest casual workers in preparation for what is expected to be a bumper 2021/22 harvest.
  • A close up shot of a person wearing a blue checked shirt holding granules of red fertiliser in their hands
    CBH Fertiliser Q1 Business Update 3/10/2021 8:00:00 AM CBH has enjoyed a solid start to 2021 with sales ahead of forecasts, and grower collections in February and early March also ahead of where we expected.
  • Three people in the background standing in a paddock with a newly emerged green crop
    CBH Flexi-starter Pool has earned its stripes 6/22/2021 8:00:00 AM The proof is in the performance - the CBH 2020/21 Flexi-starter Pool recently closed and once again has proved itself a worthy option for growers looking to diversify their grain marketing plan.
  • CBH named one of the best places to work in 2021 6/18/2021 8:00:00 AM CBH was recently recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Best Places to Work by The Australian Financial Review (AFR).  
  • Jason Craig on a panel at the Asian Engagement Summit
    CBH shares insights into Asian market 5/25/2021 8:00:00 AM Chief Marketing and Trading Officer Jason Craig was among a panel of ‘Asia Ready’ leaders at the Asian Engagement Summit in Perth last week.
  • Grass Roots Community Grants playing an instrumental role in getting projects off the ground 6/25/2021 8:00:00 AM Twice a year CBH opens up our Grass Roots Community Grants to clubs, groups and not for profit organisations located within our grain growing communities to access financial support for projects and events that are import to the sustainability and health of their communities.
  • Koji kid feels at home in his safe space 6/29/2021 8:00:00 AM From their home in the remote town of Kojonup, Western Australia, it takes three hours for Kirstie to drive Zander to hospital in Perth for his appointments. Yet the trip has now become more enjoyable, thanks to their second home at Ronald McDonald House.
  • Johanna Tomlinson wearing a hat and dark sunglasses smiling
    Nuffield Scholar Johanna Tomlinson provides and insight into her scholarship journey 6/29/2021 8:00:00 AM CBH's 2019 Nuffield Scholar Johanna Tomlinson has completed her final report titled "Growing Soil Health, Future drivers and critical knowledge growth strategies with a focus on soil acidification".
  • Warehouse staff looking at products
    Sharing stock across our network 6/5/2021 8:00:00 AM Three years ago, the storage and movement of CBH products and spares across the state looked very different.
  • Two men wearing caps and workwear stand in a paddock looking at an ipad
    The Year of Nitrogen 6/22/2021 8:00:00 AM 2021 is shaping up as the biggest nitrogen year probably on record, as WA stares down the barrel of a potentially record-breaking crop.

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