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Market Update - 13th September 2019

Market Update - 13th September 2019

September 13, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover livestock with Matt Dalgleish, Grains with Andrew Whitelaw and wool with Olivia Agar.

Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the market. 

Market Update - 6th September 2019

Market Update - 6th September 2019

September 6, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week Matt Dalgleish and Andrew Whitelaw update on wheat and livestock. The following topics are covered:

  • Corn might meet USDA expectations
  • Opportunity for hedging on ASX?
  • Cattle price forecasts

Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the market. 

#13 The fate of the merino

#13 The fate of the merino

September 3, 2019

Make Merino Great Again?

With droughts, strong demand for sheepmeat and a tough fight for acres, what is the fate of the Merino industry? In this podcast Rob Herrmann asks Andrew Richie from Icon Ag, Charlie De Fegely a western vic sheep producer and Marius Cuming from AWI, what will it take to make Merino great again?

Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the agricultural market. 

Market Update - 30th August 2019

Market Update - 30th August 2019

August 30, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week Olivia Agar and Andrew Whitelaw update on wheat and wool. The following topics are covered:

  • BOM outlook
  • WA Crop
  • Drop in demand for wool

Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the market. 

Market Update - 23rd August 2019

Market Update - 23rd August 2019

August 23, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week Olivia Agar and Andrew Whitelaw update on cropping and livestock. The following topics are covered:

  • The removal of the South Australian moratorium on genetically modified crops
  • Processor margin update
  • Mutton export values

Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the market. 

#12 The road to $100bn with Fiona Simson

#12 The road to $100bn with Fiona Simson

August 21, 2019

This week we talk to Fiona Simson about the $100bn roadmap. This roadmap is a plan to move the agricultural industry from $60bn (2016) to $100bn by 2030. 

We cover:

  • Summary of the plan and its importance to the industry
  • The five pillars of the plan
  • After a couple of years, how well is the plan being adopted?

We encourage you to read the NFF 2030, and read the full report (click here)

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Remember to visit Mecardo.com.au to get the highest quality analysis of the market. 

Market Update - 16th August 2019

Market Update - 16th August 2019

August 16, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week Olivia Agar and Andrew Whitelaw will be cover grains and wool. 

Remember to get your full update at http://www.mecardo.com.au

Market Update - 9th August 2019

Market Update - 9th August 2019

August 9, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week covering wool, sheep, cattle and grains.

Remember to get your full update at http://www.mecardo.com.au

Market Update - 2nd August 2019

Market Update - 2nd August 2019

August 2, 2019

A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week covering grain and the NFF $100bn aspiration for the agricultural industry. 

#11 Insolvency in the grain game

#11 Insolvency in the grain game

July 29, 2019

There are rumours abound of the potential collapse of a small scale NSW based grain trader. The Mecardo team have fielded calls from a number of farmers who are collective owed large sums.  We thought that this makes a perfect time to discuss counterparty risk in the grain trade.