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Mecardo's market analysts bring you Commodity Conversations, sharing the stories behind what's driving livestock, grain and wool market.

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Mecardo's market analysts bring you Commodity Conversations, sharing the stories behind what's driving livestock, grain and wool market.

    More records broken - 11th June 2021

    More records broken - 11th June 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. 

    • 9 min
    A South American special - June 6th 2021

    A South American special - June 6th 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. 

    • 26 min
    What’s keeping livestock producers up at night? - 28th May 2021

    What’s keeping livestock producers up at night? - 28th May 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.

    • 20 min
    What to expect from the herd rebuild - 21st May 2021

    What to expect from the herd rebuild - 21st May 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. 


     

    • 12 min
    An MLA cattle projections update with Stephen Bignell - 14th May 2021

    An MLA cattle projections update with Stephen Bignell - 14th May 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. 


     


     

    • 14 min
    To hedge or not to hedge - 7th May 2021

    To hedge or not to hedge - 7th May 2021

    Canola prices are at extraordinary levels, with the whole oilseed market booming on tight supply and very strong demand. This week on commodity conversations our senior analyst Adrian Ladaniwskyj chats with Mecardo's managing director Robert Herrmann about the strong rises this year in oilseed prices. The two discuss ways in which producers can capitalise on strong prices through hedging strategies while at the same time minimising risk. 

    • 17 min

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