Mecardo provides market analysis and outlook for wool, livestock and grain markets.

What is Mecardo Analysis?

There is an enormous amount of market information available.  However, it’s often difficult to know what really matters – what is driving the market, what impact will this have on the market outlook?  Most importantly, what does this mean for your business?

Mecardo makes it very easy for you, by filtering what’s important from the ‘noise’.  Mecardo explains what is driving the market, helps you understand what’s important and what it means for you and your business. 

We utilize data in conjunction with our own experience to create meaningful analysis, which is digestible by all stakeholders in a business. 

Mecardo is Australia’s leading multi commodity risk management advisory and market intelligence service, providing concise, timely & relevant market information through our online platform, and direct to private clients.

We provide bespoke market analysis and reporting to a range of clients including producers, commodity consumers, banks, industry bodies and investment firms. 

We have the capacity to personalize and deliver our services to meet the exact needs of your business. This flexibility and our willingness to scale services for our clients is highly valued and sets us apart from our competitors. 

Mecardo's analysis offering includes

  • Cattle, sheep, wool and grain markets – subscription- all in the one place
  • Market drivers, outlook and trading strategies
  • Webinars and online training
  • High quality presentations by our analysts
  • Benchmarking for private clients
  • Bespoke investor and board reports
  • Bespoke market reports for your staff or customers
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Mecardo analysis is


Data driven and unbiased analysis that you can trust


Analysts have in excess of 100 years’ combined experience in commodity markets, analysis and risk management


A focus on ‘What does it mean, and how do I use it?” for individual businesses


Analysis incorporates both physical and derivative markets


Topics and issues relevant to today’s markets are covered


All your market intelligence needs in one place, available anywhere and at any time

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Risk and Strategic advisory

Mecardo offers price risk management advice on the major agricultural commodities using a wide range of tools.  


Research and consultancy for industry and business development

Mecardo has a unique footprint across the whole supply chain, giving a competitive edge to provide valuable insights.

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Listen to the podcast

Join the Mecardo team for the Commodity Conversations podcast, where we provide short weekly market recaps and longer conversations with guests to discuss the drivers and trends in livestock, grain and fibre markets.

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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We don’t just bring you the most up to date market insights. Find out more about Mecardo’s services including risk management advisory, modelling, benchmarking, research & consultancy.