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Market Recap 7th August 2020

Market Recap 7th August 2020

August 7, 2020

 A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week we have Robert Herrmann chatting with Angus Brown from Mercado about spring lamb prices, supply challenges, cattle markets and the return of wool sales. 

Market Recap - 31st July 2020

Market Recap - 31st July 2020

July 31, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Olivia Agar, Robert Herrmann & Adrian Ladaniwskyj chat about Canola markets, spring lamb prices, supply challenges in Victoria and provide the usual market recap. 

Market Recap - 24th July 2020

Market Recap - 24th July 2020

July 24, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Robert Herrmann and Nick Booth dive into an update on grain markets covering the global situation as well some insight into how the local picture with a focus on Nicks home turf on the Eyre Peninsula which is looking very different to many other parts of the country. 

Market Recap - 17th July 2020

Market Recap - 17th July 2020

July 17, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann chat about the fight for acres between meat sheep and wool, a bounce to east coast lamb markets and the shutdown of meatworks in Victoria due to COVID outbreaks.

#29 Meat and wool megatrends- what do they mean on-farm?

#29 Meat and wool megatrends- what do they mean on-farm?

July 10, 2020

Now that we know what trends are impacting meat and wool sectors, we dive into what they mean for planning and decision making on-farm. In this part 2 episode, David Cornish, Director of Agribusiness at Marcus Oldham Agricultural College and Mecardo's Robert Herrmann provide some insight. 

Market Recap - 3rd July 2020

Market Recap - 3rd July 2020

July 3, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann chat about the US grain harvest and production in Australia, the stocks of grower wool in store, and how local livestock markets are holding up with pressure from overseas. 

#28 Meat and wool megatrends- what’s changed?

#28 Meat and wool megatrends- what’s changed?

June 29, 2020

We've all heard the trends impacting meat and wool markets like African Swine Fever and the rising Asian middle class, but what impact has a global pandemic had on these trends and how they affect commodity markets? In this episode, David Cornish, Director of Agribusiness at Marcus Oldham Agricultural College and Robert Herrmann provide some insight into these questions. 

Market Recap - 19th June 2020

Market Recap - 19th June 2020

June 19, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann chat about changing trade factors in the grain market, yield challenges for the wool market and record young cattle prices. 

Market Recap - 12th June 2020

Market Recap - 12th June 2020

June 12, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week Olivia Agar covers sheepmeat markets and an update to the flock and Robert Herrmann recaps the wool market and WASDE report. 

Market Recap - 31st May 2020

Market Recap - 31st May 2020

May 31, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the Mecardo team. This week with Andrew Whitelaw, Olivia Agar and Matt Dalgleish. 

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