IN FOCUS: Mungbeans

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Mungbeans provide a double-crop opportunity immediately following a winter crop (e.g. wheat). It is to replace summer crops such as sorghum or corn to combat feather top Rhodes and/or other grass weeds. An excellent opportunity for crop shifting from a summer crop cycle to a winter crop cycle.

Mungbeans in Australia are mainly classified into the following classes:

  • No. 1
  • Processing 
  • Manufacturing

Special One Grain offers fixed priced multigrade contracts. Early price indications are*:

  • No 1 $1000 clean seed
  • Processing $850 clean seed
  • Manufacturing $750 clean seed

Special One Grain has seed available for:

  • Crystal
  • Jada-AU
  • Celera II
  • Satin II (typically for sprouting)
  • Onyx (black mungbean)

If you are thinking about growing mungbeans for the first time, or you have not grown for a number of years, Special One Grain recommend you engage an Australian Mungbean Association (AMA) accredited agronomist to assist. These agronomist are familiar with your local area and have completed the Mungbean BMP training course to be fully accredited. Please refer to the contact list on the AMA website.

There is loads of information on growing Mungbeans available online; visit the Australian Mungbean Association website or the Pulse Australia website

* Indication prices are AUD per MT, GST exempt, delivered Downs. Prices on a clean seed basis, after grading. Gradings paid at a stockfeed value. A grading charge applies and this is based on intake weight. Prices subject to change daily, please check pricing with our Grower Services team on 1800 28 12 28.