Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Analysis

Lentil as Anything

Earlier this month, Pulse Australia and Austrade co-hosted a webinar with the Indian Pulse and Grain Association (IPGA) aimed at understanding supply and demand issues.

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – May 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for May 2021. 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

Bulls are getting hungry

In light of the latest reasonably bearish WASDE report, the ag commodities have had a sharp correction. The start of the so-called ‘big data week’

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Market Comment

Quick trip around the World

In the not so distant past, grain trading houses put huge emphasis on crop condition analytics, reports from ‘boots on the ground’ and anything else

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Market Comment

V is for Volatility

May we live in interesting times – to paraphrase an ancient Chinese curse – seems particularly apt in commodity markets right now. The very strong

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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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