GOULBURN POST – “The Australian Superfine Wool Growers’ Association Goulburn-Yass branch will weave together a two-day event with the seventh annual Australian Superfine Wool Growers presentation and dinner.
The event starts on Friday May 18, where constituents attending will arrive to a welcome reception at the Mercure Hotel on Lockyer Street in Goulburn.”
THE COROWA FREE PRESS – Contributor – “Corowa Market held on Monday, April 30 had 9,500 lambs yarded, an increase of 4,553 from previous week. A total of 3350 sheep were also yarded, an increase of 1041 from the previous week.”
BENDIGO ADVERTISER – “Sheep and lambs
April 30. Yarding: 15,617. Change: up 5391. Lambs: 10,791. Change: up 3565. Sheep: 4826. Change: up 1826.
There was a modest lift in lamb numbers to 10,791 head, about 3500 more than a week ago…”
FARM WEEKLY – by Aidan Smith – “A GROUP of wool producers will soon see their product featured in the MerinoSnug apparel at the Williams Woolshed after a deal was struck to be part of the Australian Wool Network (AWN) branding of local produce.”
FARM WEEKLY – by Aidan Smith – “QUINDANNING was home to 14 shearers involved in the Shear Easy training program designed to improve the health of shearers and their skills in the trade recently.
The course, which was the third of its kind in Australia, was designed for shearers from novice to elite level.”
SGB MEDIA – “Inside Nester Hosiery, locally owned and operated parent company of Farm to Feet, is a commitment to the single, simple goal of creating the world’s best wool socks by using an all-American recipe: U.S. materials, U.S. manufacturing and U.S. workers – while having as little impact on the environment as possible.”
STOCK & LAND – by Joely Mitchell – “The Victorian Budget 2018/19 has been released, with significant investments into rural roads, water security, agricultural TAFE courses, and first-farm ownership, announced.”
WELLINGTON TIMES – by Geoff Plasto – ” … Shute Bell report that last weeks wool market continued the recent upward movement with gains of up to 30 cents for merino types and 40 cents jump in the crossbred sector.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Fiona Myers – “WOOL growers continue to rejoice as prices hit new levels last week. The benchmark Eastern Market Indicator closed 21 c/kg higher at 1846c/kg clean.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – “The AWI WoolQ portal is now live! People are using WoolQ to capture wool data and connect with industry…. WoolQ – formerly known as the Wool Exchange Portal – is a free, online tool that enables woolgrowers and the wool industry to capture, access and interact with industry information, data, selling choices and trading opportunities. The first part of the WoolQ tool to go live is the WoolQ eSpeci – a digital alternative to the current paper speci – that captures in-shed wool data electronically, via your laptop, tablet or smartphone.”