Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Comment

Russia ramping up exports

Wheat has trended sideways for the week as the market looks for future direction. The general consensus is for continued pressure as Russia amps up

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Market Comment

The Russian Bear Market

If you find yourself perplexed by the current state of the wheat market, you are not alone. The most widely traded wheat class, US SRW,

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Market Comment

Hurry up and wait

The wheat futures market finished virtually unchanged for the week. We should prob-ably consider this a win as corn and beans keep making new lows

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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),

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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

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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

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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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