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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—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.

Sep 20, 2017

As we have anticipated, Chinese buyers have been very active in recent months. We discuss what is driving the increase in shipments and whether we can anticipate this to continue going forward.

Sep 18, 2017

12 days, 3 US states, and 40 Australian grain farmers: the recent US Grains Tour was undoubtedly one to remember. But what lessons were learned? Cheryl Kalisch Gordon asked Sally Bull (deputy regional manager in Riverina, NSW) and Ryan Meldrum (branch manager in Esperance, WA) about their time on the tour—and,...

Sep 13, 2017

The Southern Australian dairy industry is in the middle of a supply-chain revolution. Michael Harvey and Tim Hunt explore the key events that caused a flashpoint for the supply chain. The discussion then explores how the changing landscape may affect dairy farm businesses.

Sep 13, 2017

The global cotton market has been very sensitive to weather developments in the last few weeks as the US crop remains vulnerable to a very active storm season. Despite this, the long term outlook remains influenced by the growing expectations of the US and global production. For Australian growers, although the outlook...

Sep 7, 2017

Increasing levels of US beef production has the potential to create long term headwinds for NZ beef industry. RaboResearch's NZ Animal Protein Analyst and Dairy Analyst Emma Higgins discuss the implications for NZ of Rabobank's latest report out of the US "Expanding Beef Production Increases the Need for Exports".