Store sheep prices sliding

Sheep being herded by cattle dog

The shine has come off store sheep prices. After spending six months at historically extreme levels store lambs have eased in recent weeks, and some ewe prices have gone with them. Merino’s seem to be the worst affected, but Merino lambs are still making reasonable money. After a spring and summer where restocker lamb prices […]

Record global wheat crop on its way

Image of harvested grain pouring into a chaser bin

The first new crop estimates for the 2021/22 season have been published in the USDA’s May World Agriculture Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Of note, the USDA is expecting a record global wheat crop, US S&D for both corn and soybeans will remain tighter than normal, while global trade remains strong, including Chinese import […]

21 micron price and volume

Sheep in a yard

Following from the article earlier this week, this article zeroes in on the 21 micron category with regards to gross sales value, price and volume in recent decades. The 21 micron category remains an important category for the greasy market for processing and for other production regions outside of Australia such as South Africa and […]