Am I getting paid the same as my old man?

Am I getting paid the same as my old man?

The average age of an Australian farmer is 53. In this analysis, Mecardo looks at prices from the perspective...

Archive

12 SEPTEMBER 2016
MECARDO: Lamb market analysis

MECARDO: Lamb market analysis

THE RELEASE of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) June export figures points to...

Livestock General

15 AUGUST 2016
MECARDO: Has Australia lost its geographic advantage for grain?

MECARDO: Has Australia lost its geographic advantage for grain?

AUSTRALIA has long held an enviable geographic advantage over our competing grain exporters. As often...

Agronomy

04 JULY 2016
Merino lambs to the slaughter

Merino lambs to the slaughter

THE opportunities to feed-on lambs is often a talking point towards the end of Spring when store lamb...

Livestock General

15 JUNE 2016
Outlook for sheep flock

Outlook for sheep flock

MECARDO looked at flock size predictions in August last year. In mid-2015 the sheep offtake was falling, and...

Livestock General

25 MAY 2016

IT IS no secret that beef processors enjoyed ideal trading conditions during the 2013-14 seasons. A strong...

Livestock General

06 APRIL 2016
What do higher lambing percentages mean for price?

What do higher lambing percentages mean for price?

Anecdotal evidence circulating around Hamilton in Victoria suggests that the benign weather in winter...

Livestock General

21 DECEMBER 2015
Mecardo reveals strategies for cash flow

Mecardo reveals strategies for cash flow

IT'S not often headers are out in south western Victoria in November, but just two weeks ago a grower...

Agronomy

30 NOVEMBER 2015
Will positive economic growth improve retail wool sales?

Will positive economic growth improve retail wool sales?

The economic outlook in many of the major wool consuming countries is better than it has been for some...

Sheep

09 NOVEMBER 2015
Record female cattle slaughter to be felt for years to come

Record female cattle slaughter to be felt for years to come

  Alarming? Definitely. Realistic? Probably not. But in saying this, Mecardo analyst Angus Brown was...

Livestock General

30 OCTOBER 2015
Record female cattle slaughter to be felt for years to come

Record female cattle slaughter to be felt for years to come

  Alarming? Definitely. Realistic? Probably not. But in saying this, Mecardo analyst Angus Brown was...

Livestock General

30 OCTOBER 2015
How well are cattle markets really faring

How well are cattle markets really faring

Cattle markets have pushed the envelope this year, reaching unprecedented levels. After bottoming in...

Livestock General

21 OCTOBER 2015