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Commodity conversations explores the ins and outs of the agriculture industry.

Commodity conversations explores the ins and outs of the agriculture industry.
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Australia

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Commodity conversations explores the ins and outs of the agriculture industry.

Language:

English

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0061457054169


Episodes

Market Update - 13th June 2019

6/13/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we're talking US cattle prices, revised low in the sheep flock, cycles in the 21MPG price and the WASDE report.

Duration:00:07:59

#8 Farm Succession - Tips to ease the transition

6/10/2019
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In this conversation we are joined by Mike Stephens of Meridian Agriculture. Robert Herrmann chats to Mike about the importance of having a solid farm succession plan.

Duration:00:25:21

Market Update - 7th June 2019

6/6/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover another month of high female cattle slaughter, sheep offtake and the flock size and low wool volumes.

Duration:00:10:13

Market Update - 31st May 2019

5/30/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week covering the corn-wheat story & livestock

Duration:00:06:41

#7 Post Election discussion & wheat imports

5/27/2019
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Brett Hosking of Grain Growers (and a Victorian farmer) joins the discussion with Mecardo. In this podcast we chat about some of the policies which Grain Growers would like enacted in the coming Australian parliament. We also have a brief chat about the controversial Canadian wheat import permits. The following topics are discussed:

Duration:00:38:46

Market Update - 24th May 2019

5/23/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover wheat, livestock and wool

Duration:00:09:06

Market Update - 17th May 2019

5/16/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover wheat, livestock and wool

Duration:00:07:30

#6 Election Special

5/15/2019
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It's a couple of days out from the election. In this update the team at Mecardo have a chat with one another about the election.

Duration:00:50:28

Market Update - 13th May 2019

5/12/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover wheat, cattle and sheep.

Duration:00:06:24

#5 The taste of fake meat and its potential impact

5/3/2019
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The entire team at Mecardo are on board for this conversation. We do a blind taste test of the beyond meat burger against the real beef burger. We also have a long chat about this product and its potential impact on the livestock industry. This was record as a video, which can also be viewed on the following link : https://bit.ly/2vBl2Lu Our sponsor for this update was Livestock Pricing - the new app for Apple and Android to give transparency of the livestock markets.

Duration:00:36:37

Market Update - 3rd May 2019

5/2/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover grain, wool and sheep.

Duration:00:05:08

Market Update - 26th April 2019

4/25/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover: Grain -The situation for the global crop -The continued divergence between global and domestic markets. Cattle -The unsustainable slaughter of female cattle.

Duration:00:05:35

Market Update - 18th April 2019

4/17/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover: -New crop pricing rising due to weather concerns -The worlds major wheat producers are in good form -Swine fever and its potential impact on Australian meat pricing -Rainfall analysis on the Mecardo website

Duration:00:08:13

#4 Live export - 1 year on from the Awassi Express

4/14/2019
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Mecardo analysts Andrew Whitelaw & Matt Dalgleish discuss the live export industry one year on from the 60mins footage of the Awassi Express. This is a longer form discussion at 40mins, making it fantastic for commuting or working in the tractor! Discussion includes:

Duration:00:42:05

Market Update - 12th April 2019

4/11/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. This week we cover:

Duration:00:09:17

Market Update - 5th April 2019

4/5/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. In the introduction I mentioned that Matt would cover Cattle. However as a bonus he also provided Sheep. This week we cover grain, cattle, sheep and wool.

Duration:00:11:07

#3 An Aussie taking on Africa

3/31/2019
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We talk to Stuart Barden, an Australian farmer taking on Africa. This short conversation with Stuart was recorded whilst Robert was working on the ACIAR project - 'Farmers without borders'.

Duration:00:17:54

Market Update - 29th March 2019

3/28/2019
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A summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. Cattle: How much money are the meat processors making? Sheep: The lamb trade into the US increases dramatically. Grain: We look into the evolving situation for canola imports from Canada into China.

Duration:00:22:06

Market Update - 22nd March 2019

3/21/2019
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A concise summary of the agricultural markets in Australia. Wool: What impact does the dry have on wool quality. Cattle: We put our head on the line and called for the EYCI, why were we right? Sheep: What risks are in place for sheep farmers in Western Australia due to changes to regulations. Grain: Positive demand for barley from Saudi Arabia. Rain on the way for the north, too much rain for the US. Mid-tier Victorian grain trader Lempriere grain goes into administration.

Duration:00:09:21

#2 Agtech - is it all hype?

3/18/2019
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Mecardo are joined by Dwain Duxson of Farm Tender. In this short conversation (30mins) we discuss the following topics:

Duration:00:27:50