Grains & Oilseeds

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Golden wheat heads in paddock
Market Analysis

More months of uncertainty

There is a lot of uncertainty around the world about health, jobs and the economy. This time of year is always a time of great

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Diesel
Market Analysis

Oil be damned

May you live in interesting times. A phrase which absolutely applies to 2020. As well as Coronavirus, we are also an ‘oil war’ between OPEC

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Sunset over a grain field
Market Analysis

Are we independent?

Is the Australian grain industry a lone continent removed from the vagaries of overseas pricing? Are we independent of the rest of the world? In

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Freight truck moving fodder
Market Analysis

Fuel for the fodder

Our team covers a range of commodities, from goats to fertilizer. One of the agri products which we have not covered in much detail has

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Canola plant in flower
Market Analysis

The price of GM crops

This morning the South Australian government are debating a bill to end the moratorium on GM crop cultivation. I received information from a contact related

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Golden wheat heads in paddock
Market Analysis

An aversion to reversion?

There is a financial concept called ‘mean reversion’. This is a theory that over the course of time, prices return to average levels. The Minneapolis

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WA sheep farmer looking at empty yards, photo by Chantel Mcalister
Research: Impact of the live sheep export moratorium

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we consulted with stakeholders in the sheep supply chain to identify the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade.

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