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Good Buy Low Prices For Cotton

Perhaps not quite yet… but the view is changing. Georgia Twomey Commodity Analyst, Sydney and Charlie Clack, Analyst ACMR London discuss the outlook for cotton in 2018. Supply still a headwind for the early months but Rabobank far more bullish for the cotton market as the year progresses. Tune in to find out why.

Duration: 00:17:04

Tuesday Tech Talk: Let's Talk AgTech

The first episode in an introductory series to AgTech and its implications, featuring Wes Lefroy.

Duration: 00:12:32

China’s 19th Communist Party Congress – What does it mean for F&A?

Asia Pacific Strategist, Michael Every, assesses the wash-up for food companies and farmers in Australia and New Zealand.

Duration: 00:19:29

Grains & Oilseeds: 7 stories from ‘17

Harvest is upon most cropping farmers across Australia. So with that it’s time to take a look at the 7 key factors that have define this year’s winter crop, our winter crop forecast, and the watch brief for next season.

Duration: 00:22:21

China’s Singles Day: What You Need to Know

Sandy Chen explains the most important day on the Chinese shopping calendar, the role of imported food and what the event says about evolving trends in this complex consumer market.

Duration: 00:15:53

Does New Government Equal New Direction for NZ Agriculture?

With policies relating to the farming sector featuring prominently during New Zealand’s recent election campaign –we discuss exactly what a change in Government means for farmers, and for the future direction of agricultural in New Zealand.

Duration: 00:14:08

What's Driving the Growth of the Global Oilseed Market?

Canola, Australia’s number one oilseed, represents just 15% of the world’s edible oilseed market, a market dominated by the juggernaut oils soy and palm. Listen in as Cheryl Kalisch Gordon and Angus Gidley-Baird discuss the factors underpinning the current market and what to look out for around the corner.

Duration: 00:17:57

A Test Of Faith For Sugar Producers

The global sugar market is currently providing a test of faith for sugar producers around the world, including Australia where the crush for 2017 is nearing 80% completion. Following a week visiting clients in North Queensland commodity analyst Georgia Twomey caught up with Adam Vandersteldt head of markets – rural, to discuss some of the key questions raised by cane growers about the current market dynamics and the outlook for the Australian crush.

Duration: 00:13:37

Crunch Time for the Australia Dairy Industry, October 2017

The 2017/18 season is expected to be the beginning of a recovery following n a tumultuous period. Critical to any Australia dairying season is the spring peak. So how is the season progressing and will it deliver on early promises for a major improvement in supply chain profitability?

Duration: 00:14:04

Is China Still the Big Cheese for New Zealand?

As we have anticipated, Chinese buyers have been very active in recent months. We discuss what is driving the increase in shipments and whether we can anticipate this to continue going forward.

Duration: 00:09:08

Spilling the Beans... on the US Grains Tour 2017

12 days, 3 US states, and 40 Australian grain farmers: the recent US Grains Tour was undoubtedly one to remember. But what lessons were learned? Cheryl Kalisch Gordon asked Sally Bull (deputy regional manager in Riverina, NSW) and Ryan Meldrum (branch manager in Esperance, WA) about their time on the tour—and, more importantly, what their clients were able to gain from the trip.

Duration: 00:21:09

Transformational Change in the Australian Dairy Supply Chain

The Southern Australian dairy industry is in the middle of a supply-chain revolution. Michael Harvey and Tim Hunt explore the key events that caused a flashpoint for the supply chain. The discussion then explores how the changing landscape may affect dairy farm businesses.

Duration: 00:13:09

Cotton's Rollercoaster

The global cotton market has been very sensitive to weather developments in the last few weeks as the US crop remains vulnerable to a very active storm season. Despite this, the long term outlook remains influenced by the growing expectations of the US and global production. For Australian growers, although the outlook highlights some challenges there may be some opportunities to watch out for as the season progresses.

Duration: 00:17:14

Beefed up US production to impact NZ

Increasing levels of US beef production has the potential to create long term headwinds for NZ beef industry. RaboResearch's NZ Animal Protein Analyst and Dairy Analyst Emma Higgins discuss the implications for NZ of Rabobank's latest report out of the US "Expanding Beef Production Increases the Need for Exports".

Duration: 00:11:28

Beefed up US production to impact Australia

The US is expected to increase beef production by 10% over the next 5 years. How will this impact Australia? Angus Gidley-Baird interviews Don Close, US analyst and author of the recently released US long term beef outlook report.

Duration: 00:19:40

Are Australian Lambs Getting Too Big?

Production, prices, and lamb weights: All were topics of discussion at a recent event in Cowra. Angus Gidley-Baird chats with Orange Branch manager Toby Mendl.

Duration: 00:15:10

Strong Headwinds for Strong Wool

New Zealand’s wool prices have been sliding for the last 12 months and have declined to levels not seen since 2009. RaboResearch’s NZ Animal Protein Analyst Blake Holgate and Commodity Analyst Georgia Twomey discuss the drivers of the New Zealand wool market, how it is paving a different path to the fine wool sector and what to look out for next.

Duration: 00:15:31

Off-hook, Online

Should we be pursuing greater online sales of seafood into China? Rabobank’s global seafood expert, Gorjan Nikolik, addresses the rapid evolution of internet shopping in China, the advantages if can offer to seafood exports from Australia and New Zealand and some of the challenges entailed.

Duration: 00:20:17

Does Sensor Adoption Make Cents?

The amount of new technology available to farmers is growing rapidly, although increases in profitability are limited so far. Wes Lefroy and Angus Gidley-Baird discuss implementation of new technology, and in particular our new report ‘Does Sensor Adoption Make Cents?’.

Duration: 00:15:50

Lookout for Speed Bumps in the Wool Market in 2017/18

Skye Ward and Commodity Analyst Georgia Twomey discuss what lies ahead for Australian wool producers in the coming months.

Duration: 00:15:59

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