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September 2017

Local and international wheat markets continued to edge higher this week.  Local markets are still trying to get a grip on where the crop will end up, as it shrinks by the day.  The international market remains awash with wheat, but a rising rouble gave...

The headline Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished softer again this week, but not before staging a slight gain off the mid-week low of 513.50¢/kg cwt as saleyard throughput numbers decline in the face of the lower prices. Figure 1 highlights the East coast yarding figures...

Key points The South Australian government are maintaining a ban on the cultivation of GM crops. Non-GM canola in Kwinana receives a premium $30.7 on average over Adelaide. Victoria livestock on average trades at a premium to SA: Lamb (3%) & Cattle (3.5%) On Thursday, I...

The lamb market is throwing up some interesting data at the moment.  Meat and Livestock Australia’s (MLA) weekly slaughter data is telling us lamb slaughter is at a record for this time of year, yet prices remain historically strong. Figure 1 shows that slaughter for the...

In commodities, and particularly in agricultural commodities, a stable market is generally a good sign, especially if the market is at the top of its recent trading range. The wool market can best be described as “steady” this week, however, as usual there were some...

Cattle supply continues to track higher in saleyards, and price lower.  After a bit of a bounce two weeks ago, dry weather and more numbers resumed the slide, with the EYCI this week hitting a 26 month low. A couple of weeks ago we wrote in...

Grainfed cattle prices have fallen in line with the rest of the market, with the consistent decline putting pressure on lotfeeder margins.  With pressure on lotfeeder margins comes lower feeder cattle prices, although, on a relative scale, they are performing ok. The Queensland Over the Hooks...

The wool market has been rather playful of late, appearing to have a spring in its step with a few giddying price highs and corrections. This week’s market was no exception with large movements in red across the board. The Eastern Market Indicator dropped down...