Commodity Conversations
Exporting wool in challenging times - October 16th 2020

Exporting wool in challenging times - October 16th 2020

October 16, 2020

What’s going on with wool demand? This week we spoke to Mark Symes, Southern Wool Manager at G.Schneider Australia. He shares some insight into how his business has adapted to the changing market dynamic and what signs of recovery and improved demand are coming from our customers.

A look at the lamb trade - 9th October 2020

A look at the lamb trade - 9th October 2020

October 9, 2020

In our next episode with guests from the field, we dive into the Riverina lamb market with Ron Rutledge, Livestock Development Manager at Nutrien Ag Solutions. He shares some insight into how producers are taking part in the new season lamb market and what changes in the Merino lamb have turned it into the asset that it is today.

Cattle trading at record store prices - October 1st 2020

Cattle trading at record store prices - October 1st 2020

October 2, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.

This week we're hitting the ground and talking cattle with Anthony Delaney from Nutrien Delaney Livestock. He shares some insight into the decisions that producers in Eastern Victoria are making and how the desire to rebuild herds is competing with record prices.

100th Episode Commodity Roundup - looking back and forward

100th Episode Commodity Roundup - looking back and forward

September 25, 2020

This week is our 100th episode of Commodity Conversations so we thought we would have a bit of a chat about how the podcast got started and also how our key commodities have travelled since episode 1. This week we have Olivia Agar, Robert Herrmann, Adrian Ladaniwskyj and a surprise appearance from data/dj Dave Myer who has been doing the recording and editing of the podcast.

Market Recap - September 18th 2020

Market Recap - September 18th 2020

September 18, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.

This week we have Olivia Agar and Mecardo's newest commentator Adrian Ladaniwskyj discussing the latest developments in the local and international grain market, the latest lamb market figures and also an interesting discussion about the relationship between cattle and the search for a covid-19 vaccine. 

Market Recap - September 11th 2020

Market Recap - September 11th 2020

September 11, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.

This week we have Olivia Agar and Mecardo's resident grain commentator, Nick Booth from Next Level Grain Marketing discussing the latest developments in the local and international grain market.  

 

Market Recap - September 4th 2020

Market Recap - September 4th 2020

September 4, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.

This week we have Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann discussing trends in the local wool market and it's trajectory compared to apparel fibres, overseas grain market movements particularly the strong Chinese demand for wheat, and the lamb and cattle trading scenarios.

Market Recap - 28th August 2020

Market Recap - 28th August 2020

August 28, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.

This week we have Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann discussing trends in the local wool markets, overseas grain market price signals and the disconnect between local and global cattle prices.

Market Recap - 21st August 2020

Market Recap - 21st August 2020

August 21, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.
This week we have Adrian Ladaniwskyj and Robert Herrmann mixing things up a bit as they discuss the potential impact of the Chinese anti-dumping investigations  on Australian wine exports as well as a discussion on trends in the wool market. 

Market Recap - 14th August 2020

Market Recap - 14th August 2020

August 14, 2020

A short summary of the agricultural markets in Australia by the team at Mecardo.
This week we have Olivia Agar and Robert Herrmann chatting about  long term wool trends, new restrictions on sales, cattle on feed numbers and  lamb prices.

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