Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 90 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
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Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 85 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations – from soybeans, corn and cotton to sugar and ethanol, beef, fertilizers and orange juice.
Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 85 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
Emma Higgins and Michael Harvey team up to discuss the latest Australian dairy report detailing why the industry is at an important juncture and what the investment outlook is for the next decade.
Angus Gidley-Baird and Dennis Voznesenski take a look at what is shaping the wool and lamb industries and what the outlook is for the coming season.
Government initiatives in the northern hemisphere to curb emissions will fundamentally change, and be the key driver of, the global canola market outlook through to 2030. Dennis Voznesenski, RaboResearch Agriculture Analyst, and Cheryl Kalisch Gordon, Senior Commodities Analyst, discuss what's next for canola – from current price highs right out to…
Chinese export prices of glyphosate have increased 150% so far this year. In recent weeks, we’ve seen another announcement that will put availability in jeopardy and send prices skyrocketing. In our latest podcast, Wes Lefroy (Sydney) is joined by Lief Chiang (Shanghai) and Sam Taylor (New York) to discuss what has happened in the Chinese supply ch…
New Zealand Senior Agriculture Analyst Emma Higgins sits down with Agriculture Analyst Genevieve Steven to have a chat about the challenges the New Zealand venison industry has faced during Covid-19 and the reasons for the industry to be optimistic. Emma Higgins (@emhiggins) / Twitter Genevieve Steven (@gevesteven) / Twitter…
Angus Gidley-Baird and Michael Harvey take a (metaphorical) walk down the grocery aisle to discuss the boom in online food retail and the bust in the Australian food market's journey back to normal. Angus Gidley-Baird (@angus_gb) / TwitterMichael Harvey (@MickHarvey77) / Twitter
Canada’s dryness resulted in a canola crop of under 13 million tonnes, according to Statistics Canada’s latest estimate, and helped move global and Australian prices to record levels. Has the dryness affected Canada's lentil production in the same way, and can we expect price records to be broken for lentils too? RaboResearch Analyst Dennis Voznese…
RaboResearch New Zealand Analysts Emma Higgins and Genevieve Steven catch up to discuss the spring commodity pricing outlook and give an update on increasing fertiliser prices, freight logistics, and the NZ dollar.
Senior Animal Protein Analyst Angus Gidley-Baird and Head of Sustainable Development Lachlan Monsborough chat about some of the carbon programs that are currently confronting the livestock industry.
Global milk supply has been on an extended run of uninterrupted growth, which is expected to continue, but at a slower pace. Mick Harvey and Emma Higgins discuss the reasons why.
The Rabobank Rural Commodity Price Index rose another 3.26% in August, the highest level in more than 12 years. Senior Analysts in Australia’s RaboResearch team Angus Gidley Baird and Cheryl Kalisch Gordon share views on this surge as well as the team’s latest outlooks from Rabobank's September Agribusiness Monthly.…
The 2021 Cotton Collective was another Covid cancellation, so Rabobank’s Senior Commodities Analyst Cheryl Kalisch Gordon and Global Strategist Michael Every catch up to discuss the world view and implications for Australian cotton that Michael was planning to share at the event.
Rabobank’s Senior Dairy Analyst Emma Higgins is joined by Animal Protein Analyst Genevieve Steven to discuss why New Zealand is experiencing record farmgate pricing amid global beef supply chain disruptions.
Rabobank's Global Grains & Oilseeds Strategist Stefan Vogel joins Senior Grains & Oilseeds Analyst Cheryl Kalisch Gordon to consider how long global grain prices will sizzle, as the northern hemisphere’s 2021 crops are harvested.
Emma Higgins and Michael Harvey have a close look at the latest movements and rankings of the world’s largest dairy companies and reflect on the past two decades of change.
The US beef market has seen some phenomenal prices, which have provided support to Australia in the form of higher imported trimmings prices. In this podcast, Angus Gidley-Baird chats with Don Close in the US about the near-term future for the US beef market.
The European Commission has proposed ‘Fit for 55’, a package of policies aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. What does this mean for biofuel and, consequently, canola demand? Our G&O analyst in Australia, Dennis Voznesenski, chats with Rabobank’s Global Strategist for Grains & Oilseeds, Stefan Vogel. This episode…
Wes Lefroy and Michael Harvey undertake a half-time health check on food markets to look at how they are performing and what the second half might look like.
With prices buoyant for this time of the year, it's a good story all around for NZ sheepmeat farmers. Emma Higgins and Angus Gidley Baird discuss the drivers underpinning optimism in this sector.
Angus Gidley-Baird and Michael Harvey join forces to dig a little deeper and assess how diversification is at play across the Australian dairy supply chain.
Throughout 2021, higher prices and supply chain disruption have prompted Australian farmers to buy their fertiliser and agrochemical supplies earlier than usual. Was this a one off, or is this buying pattern here to stay for 2022? Wes Lefroy joins Michael Harvey to discuss.
The 2021/22 outlook for the Australian cotton sector appears bright in terms of production prospects and price. To find out if there are any catches, RaboResearch’s Agri Commodity Markets Cotton Analyst Andrew Rawlings joins Cheryl Kalisch Gordon of RaboResearch Australia to discuss the global market outlook and local Australian conditions. This ep…
For the first time since 2012, local NZ urea prices have nearly cracked NZD 800/tonne. Why? And just what does this mean for dairy margins ahead of the spring? Wes Lefroy, Senior Inputs Analyst, and Emma Higgins, Senior NZ Analyst, answer these questions… and many more!
Australian lamb is seeing a lift in US import prices. Angus Gidley-Baird speaks with US Rabobank Rural Manager Kyle Brungardt about the US lamb industry, including the dry conditions that are impacting supply and the demand that is driving prices.
First, we saw severe dryness in the western US and Canada, which continues. Now, we have heavy rains and even flooding across parts of Europe during harvest. Are these weather events a big deal? Dennis Voznesenski, Agricultural Analyst in Australia, is joined by Stefan Vogel, Global Strategist for Grains & Oilseeds based in Europe, to delve into th…