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WEBINAR: MLA & Mecardo cattle market outlook 

Hear the very latest on where the Australian cattle market is headed.

So what’s in store for 2017? Are we in for another strong year or will there be a few bumps in the road

In this webinar, Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA’s) Manager, Market Information, Ben Thomas will outline the key points of MLA’s latest five-year cattle industry projections, released in mid-October.
Mecardo’s Matt Dalgleish will then look at what these projections mean for prices.  

Once the presentations are over, the presenters will then answer questions from the audience

Click here to register  


During this webinar you will learn about:

  • Key drivers of the cattle market over the next five years
  • Risks and opportunities in the market
  • Supply and demand factors and how they are influencing prices
  • Price outlook for Australian cattle markets


  • 1pm on thursday 16th of february
  • All non-Mecardo members will be provided with a free trial subscription
  • If you can't make it live to the event - register and a recording will be forwarded on


About our presenters:

Image - Ben Thomas, MLABen Thomas, Manager Market Information, MLA
Ben is the Manager of Market Information and the National Livestock Reporting Service at MLA, where he has been employed since 2012. Ben’s responsibilities include writing the quarterly beef and lamb industry projections, along with regular industry market publications. 


                            Matt Dalgleish, Senior Market Analyst, Mecardo
Prior to joining Ag Concepts, Matt began his career in 1993 with ANZ Bank as a technical analyst for foreign currency and interest rate markets. Matt progressed onto the currency trading desk, both in Australia and London.

From early childhood, Matt has always had an interest in the agricultural sector. In 2012, he decided to move his family to a hobby farm on the outskirts of Ballarat where he could pursue a more rural lifestyle. Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from RMIT and a postgraduate degree in Education from Monash University.