Weaners worth it? We’ll have to wait and see.

Cattle in saleyards with agents

Mountain calves were the talk of the young cattle market last week, as buyers headed up the hill to Victoria’s annual offering of weaners in the high country. And once again sellers were not disappointed with the strength seen at earlier feature sales very much continuing. Buyers holding out in hope the market may have […]

Tasmanian wool production

Merino sheep in Tasmania

Following feedback from the article on North Queensland wool production, requests for more regional analysis of wool production were made to Mecardo. This article takes a preliminary look at Tasmanian wool production. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) surveys Australian agricultural production annually. ABS data has been used to build the first schematic shown in […]

Extreme international canola values not reflected here

Fields of canola in bloom 2

Canola and Rapeseed prices have been on the rise lately, with old crop values in Canada extremely expensive, with some of the strength spilling over into new crop values. From this time of year, our prices tend to follow new crop values, which are presenting hedging opportunities. Issues with the South American Soybean harvest, rising […]