Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 90 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
Fertiliser Demand Revival
Global fertiliser prices have been increasing over the last three months. Will they continue to rise? Farm Inputs analyst Wes Lefroy catches up with Charles Clack to discuss Rabobank’s latest Semi-Annual Global Fertilizer Outlook: Demand Revival.
Australian Ag Prices Have Never Been This High in Late January
The Rabobank Rural Commodity Price Index sits at a record high for January, yet the world economy is weak, a bumper local crop was just harvested, and the AUD sits in the high 70s. Tim Hunt and Dennis Voznesenski take on this puzzling equation to explain what’s driving markets for Australian farm products.
See the Rabobank Rural Commodity Price Index here
Crushing 2021: An Early Look at New Season Sugar
Following the release of Rabobank’s latest Sugar Quarterly report, Wes Lefroy and Charlie Clack discuss the 2020 crush, outline expectations for the coming season and highlight the key risk for markets and prices in 2021.
Shifting Gears in Global Dairy Trade: Cheese Reigns Supreme
Half a decade has brought significant change to global dairy trade flows, and the period between 2015 and 2019 has been no exception. Emma Higgins and Michael Harvey discuss how dairy trade flows have really shifted gears.
Under- or Overdone in 2021? The Outlook for the Global Meat Industry
After the dramatic year that was 2020, what does 2021 have in store for the global meat industry? Blake Holgate and Angus Gidley-Baird chat with global strategist Justin Sherrard. What do we think production volumes will look like? And what are some of the key issues that will affect the industry next year?
Harvest Hits 2020 | Tech We’ll Be Watching in 2021
How is ag tech going to further support farmers' decisions? Could buying farm inputs online impact the farm? In our final harvest hits episode, Cheryl Kalisch Gordon catches up with Wes Lefroy to discuss the tech we’ll be watching in 2021.