Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Comment

Exporter weather in the spotlight

Grain markets continued to see support last week, with CBOT wheat (Dec’ 20) break-ing through key technical resistance of 600¢/bu. The strength of the rally

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – October 2020

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

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Market Comment

Black Sea blues

Interesting that the global wheat market is focused on potential production problems next year, and seemingly forgetting about the record 773mmt crop this year. We

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Market Comment

Stock reports and hand grenades

Just when you thought the grain markets were stabilising, in the words of Brendan Dart (Dartboard Commodities), the “USDA rolled a hand grenade under the

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Market Comment

Demand in the driving seat

The recent activity in the wheat market has been both a little surprising and welcome at the same time. Dec ’20 CBOT wheat futures rallied

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Market Comment

The politics of wheat

China has indicated that ‘enhanced inspections’ on Australian wheat will be enforced going forward. It is another shot across the bow amid increasing tension with

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – September 2020

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

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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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