Wheat – the week that was

wheat paddock

The global wheat market has come under pressure in the past week. We saw a big sell off last week as the funds tried to rebalance their long/bought positions to a more neutral stance. The cat-alyst for this was thought to be the steep decline in Aussie cash values. These in my mind are separate […]

Flock fortunes favourable for 2022

Farmer drenching sheep

As the end of the year draws near, there are plenty of positive signs for Australia’s flourishing sheep flock in 2022. The latest Meat and Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation Wool and Sheepmeat Survey, conducted in October with results released earlier this month, shows 34% of producers intend to increase their numbers in the […]

Weaners vs Landcrusiers

There was a fair bit of excitement in the lead up to the southern weaner sales last year, as the Western Victorian and South East SA autumn calvers finally got their bite of the extreme price cherry. This year it’s going to be even more extraordinary, posing a huge problem for producers, that being the […]

Percentiles – December 2021

Percentiles with a background image of hay bales

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for December 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy* Fuel *Dairy data unavailable for December 2021 update.  Percentiles are an important tool for assisting in the decision-making process. They can provide an indication of the range in which prices have moved and how much […]