The amount of data being generated on the farm has never been higher—but how can you analyse it? In this latest Tuesday Tech Talk, Wes Lefroy and Cheryl Kalisch Gordon discuss artificial intelligence and its role in decision-making on the farm.
One of the key themes to come through this year’s Ballance Farm Environment Awards has been the increasing focus on regenerative agriculture. Blake Holgate catches up with Rabobank Agribusiness Manager, and Otago section judge, Bernard Lynch, to learn more about regenerative farming.
Asian sugar import demand has been strong, but there are some short- and long-term headwinds developing that may impact trade in the region. Sugar Analyst Georgia Twomey and Head of RaboResearch AU/NZ Tim Hunt discuss these factors and what the implications are for the Australian sugar industry.
Dry conditions in the US, Australia and NZ have led to increased cattle slaughter. To find out what impact this is having on the market, listen to Don Close, Blake Holgate and Angus Gidley-Baird discuss their respective markets.
Cheryl Kalisch Gordon catches up with Rabobank’s Global Grains & Oilseeds Strategist Stefan Vogel in Northern NSW as he completes his two week tour of Australia’s cropping regions. Listen in to hear Stefan’s outlook for global grains & oilseeds markets. The discussion provides a focus on the role of the growing supply of Black Sea region wheat in the current market and into the future, as well as a discussion on the outlook for canola, pulses, and barley.
Wool’s stellar performance over the last 18 months is impressive and positive for the wool-growing industry. Commodity analyst Georgia Twomey talks with Rabobank analyst Dan Korff about how this performance fits in the broader fibre market.
In this episode, Wes Lefroy and Cheryl Kalisch Gordon of RaboResearch’s Grains & Oilseeds team discuss the Australian chickpea outlook for 2018 and how recent tariff announcements, supply prospects, and relative pricing of other crop options will play into the outlook.
The use of the robots and automation on the farm might sound like science fiction – but some farmers across the globe are already extracting value. In this latest episode of Tuesday Tech Talk, Wes Lefroy is joined by US-based Senior Farm Inputs Analyst Ken Zuckerberg to discuss the impact of robotics on farms and the farm workforce.
The importance of sustainability is being magnified in today's farming systems. In this latest podcast, Wes Lefroy and Blake Holgate discuss the role of technology to assist sustainable food production on farm, and using technology to sell the production story to consumers.
There’s a sense of optimism surrounding the global economy with all of the world’s major economies now growing. But there are risks and headwinds that could destabilise progress. Michael Harvey and Michael Every take a look at 2018 for global economy and implications for agricultural sectors.
Commodity analyst Georgia Twomey and markets specialist Charlie Clack discuss the current price strength in the cotton market. What is driving it and what does it mean in the longer term? To answer these questions, they look at the broader fibre market and some factors beyond price that are making it difficult for cotton to maintain market share.