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Market Analysis

Percentiles – March 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for March 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 Analysis

USDA fine-tuning the figures

The March World Agriculture Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) was released this week and there was some tinkering around the edges, but no major changes

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Market Comment

Market pauses for breath

A bearish theme pervaded the Ag markets for the past week on slow demand figures and an absence of any new bullish news. The US

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Market Comment

Wheat feeling the cold

Another choppy week in the Ag markets this week. This time the catalyst has not been political interference or distorted trade, but weather. Really cold

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Market Analysis

US cold snap spikes CBOT wheat

Forecasts of unseasonally cold temperatures of -15C in some US states, carrying the potential to kill planted wheat crops; are bullish for the US wheat

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Market Comment

WASDE focus on demand

Much of the news this week has centred around the USDA’s World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Pre-report, much of the money was

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – February 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for February 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 Analysis

Mild moves in global S&D

The USDA published its February World Agriculture Supply & Demand Estimates this week and, following the large swings in January, this report seemed rather cautious.

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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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