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Keeping bee hives safe during a storm or cyclone

As the storm season approaches, this seasoned beekeeper is offering tips for new enthusiasts on how to keeping their hives safe as a “big blow” weather system approaches. Source: ABC Livestock Keeping bee hives safe during a storm or cyclone

XE Market Analysis: Asia – Oct 22, 2020

After falling for three-straight sessions, the Dollar perked up a bit on Thursday, aided largely by solid data, USD short covering and a wobbly risk backdrop. Weekly jobless claims were better than expected for both initial and continuing claims, while existing home sales were through the roof to levels last seen in 2006. Wall Street… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: North America – Oct 22, 2020

The dollar has found a footing after a four-day tumble. The DXY USD index has come to rest around the 92.70-75 area after diving over the previous four days, from levels near 94.00. EUR-USD has been in correction mode after a four-day run higher, dropping back to a 1.1825 low today. The pair yesterday peaked… Read more »

XE Market Analysis: Europe – Oct 22, 2020

The dollar has settled after dropping quiet sharply in recent days. The DXY USD index has come to rest around the 92.70-75 area after diving over the previous four days, from levels near 94.00. EUR-USD has settled off the five-week high that was seen yesterday at 1.1882. USD-JPY has steadied in the mid 104.00s after… Read more »

New record as EYCI climbs within whisker of 800c/kg

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator reached a new record this afternoon of 799.25¢/kg carcase weight (cwt), as markets continue to be dominated by a tight supply pool of available young cattle and heightened restocker competition. Source: Beef Central New record as EYCI climbs within whisker of 800c/kg

Ag Dept pressed on ASEL 3.0 implementation readiness

Senior Agriculture Department officials have assured livestock exporters that new Australian Standards for Export of Livestock 3.0 (ASEL 3.0) will be in place by November 1, amid concerns the Government is still not yet fully prepared to implement the new rules 18 months after their initially planned introduction. Source: Beef Central Ag Dept pressed… Read more »

Dalby sale 21 Oct 2020: New high levels recorded

A large number of light weight yearling heifers were penned, and buyers were able to absorb the large supply plus lift average prices a further 16c to 28c/kg. Source: Beef Central Dalby sale 21 Oct 2020: New high levels recorded

Australia on track for above-average winter crop: Rabobank

Australia is on track for a major recovery in grain production, with the winter harvest set to come in at an above-average 47.4 million tonnes, according to Rabobank’s later crop report. Source: Grain Central Australia on track for above-average winter crop: Rabobank

Authorities work behind the scenes to mitigate China trade stoush

While Chinese Government ministers are still refusing to take calls from their Australian counterparts, department-to-department-level communication is continuing as normal, according to Australian ag trade officials. Source: Grain Central Authorities work behind the scenes to mitigate China trade stoush