Grains & Oilseeds

Recent Articles

Market Analysis

Shifting grain export markets

Grain export information is often limited to anecdotal information around the pace of exports. There is data available from the Australian Bureau of Statistic (ABS),

Read More »
WA wheat field
Market Comment

Talk is cheap

The USDA recently held their global outlook forum, a two-day conference to release forecasts for domestic US and global supply, demand, and prices. Word on

Read More »
wheat paddock
Market Comment

Another nail in the coffin?

Last night the USDA released their February WASDE report. The focus was mainly on South American production, which was cut, but nowhere near as much

Read More »
Market Analysis

The problem with feed grain

Feed wheat and barley prices have been slowly declining since harvest started. Part of the decline has been due to strong supplies thanks to wet

Read More »
Wheat plants _ image
Market Comment

Wheat in the eye of the storm

After last week’s USDA report and the bearish response to corn and beans, the wheat market has largely traded sideways. There was some good news

Read More »
Ship with shipping containers
Market Analysis

Red Sea Risk

Global trade and commerce are again being compromised by political instability. The Hamas-led atrocities on the 7th October inside Israel have precipitated a wider conflict

Read More »
Market Analysis

Good yields after a challenging year

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) released its December crop report late last year. Changes from the September estimates were

Read More »

Want market insights delivered straight to your inbox?

Sign up to the mailing list to get regular updates to new analysis and market outlooks

Commodity conversations podcast cover image, a illustration of a sheep standing on a cow's back with grain either side
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.

Photo of a farmer surrounded by Merino sheep in dusty yards
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. 

Image of harvested grain pouring into a chaser bin
SERVICES AND CAPABILITIES STATEMENT BROCHURE

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.