Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Comment

Corn is steering the ship

The market has effectively paused this week while it awaits the September USDA Crop Report, to be released on Friday. Typically not a massive market

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Market Analysis

Worldy desi chicks

Following on from last week’s article where we looked at chickpea production in Australia, we now look at this crop through an international market lens

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Market Comment

Balance of funds

The wheat market has continued its recent strength, climbing by around 20¢/bu for the week. The slow, incremental rises are a little perplexing at a

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Market Analysis

Chick, Chick, Chick, SPLAT!

The reporting of pulses regarding supply, price & demand is far less than the major broad acre grains and oilseeds in Australia. In this article

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – August 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for August 2020. Click below to view the latest report Grains and oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an

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Market Comment

USDA confirms ample stocks

The wheat market has borne the brunt of expectations of another big global crop. Bigger crops in Russia, Canada and Australia have more than compensated

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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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