Regional Rainfall Update October 2021

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Mecardo’s regional rainfall update for October 2021. Click here to view the latest update This report highlights: Current season’s monthly rainfall trend  Last season’s monthly rainfall trend  Average monthly trend over 50 years  70% range in monthly rainfall over last 50 years 95% range  Rainfall within the 70% range would be considered reflective of a […]

South Korea shoots to second place

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After a slight lift in September, Australia’s beef exports have fallen again in October, remaining well below year-ago levels. However, the latest beef export value data (August) is the highest it has been since May 2020, showing high values are going someway to make up for the lower volumes. South Korea has increased both its […]

The flocks within the flock

A few weeks back we had a query on the seemingly strange anomaly in the long term sheep and lamb charts, where a falling flock seems to have coincided with rising lamb slaughter. The hypothesis offered was that the wool/meat sheep flock proportions are shifting, and to an extent they are, but this looks like […]