Jun 30, 2020
Although African swine fever (ASF) has taken a backseat to Covid-19 so far this year, it very much continues to result in reduced pork availability in China. Angus Gidley-Baird and Blake Holgate discuss Rabobank’s latest forecast, along with the impact ASF is having on the Australian and New Zealand red meat sectors.
Jun 24, 2020
Uncertainty about the impact of Covid-19 has taken the gloss off farmer confidence, but overall, farmers remain upbeat about the year ahead. In our latest podcast, Wes Lefroy is joined by Tim Hunt to discuss the latest results from the Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey.
Jun 23, 2020
Blake Holgate and Tim Hunt assess the damage Covid-19 is inflicting on the foodservice industry in China, the US, and Australia. They discuss how long a recovery might take and why some ag exporters are seeing increased sales to these markets regardless.
Jun 21, 2020
Prices of Australian Ag land will largely hold firm during 2020. Wes Lefroy and Tim Hunt discuss why Ag land will pass largely unscathed through the Covid-19 economic crisis.
Jun 18, 2020
Rabobank's horticulture and fresh produce analysts, Cindy van Rijswick, Roland Fumasi, and Hayden Higgins, discuss some of the agriculture labour challenges and opportunities created by the Covid-19 situation in Europe, the US, and Australasia.