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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.

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.