June 11, 2021
More records broken - 11th June 2021
On Commodity Conversations you'll hear about what records have been broken again - it feels like we have been saying this a lot at Mecardo, but agricultural commodities keep going from strength to strength at the moment, in the middle of a world wide pandemic which is hard to believe. This week we have the full team from Mecardo giving you a breakdown of key movements in the markets this week.
June 5, 2021
This week on Mecardo we travel to South America to hear from Director of Delta Agri Consultants, Uruguay, Roberto Cardellino, on the cattle situation in Argentina, after their government's recent 30 day beef export ban was implemented.
Roberto chat's with our Roberto, Mecardo's Managing Director, Robert Herrmann, to help understand the possible reasons for and impacts of the ban, as well as give an overview of the main challenges of being a livestock/grains producer in Argentina today and South America more broadly.
May 28, 2021
How confident are livestock producers in their financial future? This is one of the questions asked by AuctionsPlus in a survey on the challenges and opportunities faced by producers in Australia. This week Tim Mcrae, Chief economist at AuctionsPlus, joined Olivia Agar to chat about what they learnt from the research.
May 21, 2021
This week we delve further into MLA's latest cattle projections update with Mecardo's managing director Robert Herrmann and our resident livestock analyst, Angus Brown. The two discuss the details of MLA's latest updates and what this could mean for the pace of the herd rebuild as well as price expectations going forward.
May 14, 2021
This week on the podcast we had Stephen Bignell, Manager of Market Information at MLA, to unpack MLA's latest cattle industry projections update. Could we be seeing a reverse of the big decline in recent years in terms of the aussie cattle herd size? Tune in to hear Stephen chat with Manager of Business Development at Mecardo, Olivia Agar, about the key points in MLA's recent update.
April 30, 2021
This week on the podcast we have managing director of Mecardo, Robert Herrmann, and Manager of Business Development at Mecardo, Olivia Agar, on to chat about the recent increases in agricultural land prices and whose behind the buying, as well as a brief recap of the latest key moves and trends in the sheep, wool and cattle markets.
April 25, 2021
This week on the podcast we have managing director of Mecardo, Robert Herrmann, and Manager of Business Development at Mecardo, Olivia Agar, on to chat about the latest key moves and trends in the sheep, grain, wool and cattle markets. We hope you enjoy the episode.
April 16, 2021
Records are there to be broken, and restockers are doing a good job of pushing young cattle prices into the record books again and again. But how can producers make the most of these extraordinary prices? Ron Rutledge, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Livestock Development Manager joins Robert Herrmann to chat about what producers should be considering in the current market and how supply chains are managing the tight supply environment.
April 9, 2021
The wool market may be on recess but that hasn't stopped us from thinking about the big questions.
This week, Mecardo's wool analyst, Andrew Woods, Director of Independent Commodity Services, joins us to chat about wool price drivers, the flock rebuild and the market outlook for the rest of 2021. We hope you enjoy the episode.