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This AWEX report probably summed up the sentiment of the wool market this week – “The recent wool market decline halted in stunning fashion”. Every one of the AWEX reported indices posted an improvement, some of the increases had to be seen to be believed. The...

An exciting week in markets, with volatility across equities and currency. In the past week wheat futures have performed well, but has the benefit been passed onto local growers? Overnight the WASDE was released, and it provides some data that is good for Australian grain...

This week the wool market appeared to draw breathe after the sharp falls of the previous two weeks. It was the fine end that fared the best, and of note was the strong competition for sound wool with low mid-breaks. The higher A$ saw only a...

Time flows like water down the river rapids, we are now into February and the holiday season is now but a distant memory. January has come to an end, and it’s worth examining how the start of the year has gone. The futures market has...

Key Points Real prices of wheat have fallen drastically since the 1970’s, whilst population has drastically risen. Farmers around the world have increase production to meet demand, without utilizing more land. The increases have been because of yield improvements. Since the 1970’s the world has...

Despite the issues with slaughter capacity in South Australia it seems that we once again managed to achieve a slaughter spike in the middle week of January.  In some years the weaker demand in early February has led to weaker prices, but last year it...

The week has overall ended up positive for grain producers in Australia. The market has been largely driven by noises from the white house, which seem to have very opposing views on the future of their economy. In this weeks comment, we take a look...