STOCK & LAND – by Joely Mitchell – “THE NEXT 38 hours will be dominated by heavy rainfall, particularly in the western district, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Andrew Beer – ” Australian farmers heavily invest in research and are looking to develop and implement some of the most innovative approaches to farming practices seen across the globe, according to Agri Solutions executive manager, Andrew Beer.”
THE MURRAY VALLEY STANDARD – “Next Tuesday is National Agriculture Day and a variety of agricultural groups, as well as Primary Producers SA are looking for people to spread the message far and wide.
PPSA executive chair Rob Kerin said agriculture was the major employer of South Australians and he wanted to encourage everyone to help celebrate the industry.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Annabelle Cleeland – “South Australia’s Allan Piggott, Moorlands, is the captain of the nation’s new peak sheep body which has undergone a major overhaul.
Five state farming representatives have been elected during the inaugural annual general meeting of Sheep Producers Australia (SPA), on Tuesday, following dramatic changes to the governance structure.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Stephen Burns – “Controversy is not new to the wool industry: indeed an understanding of the history of producing wool in this country will show differences of opinion have long been a factor in driving it’s preeminent position.
Contention is not necessarily be negative, but can instead be a powerful force in lifting productivity.”
OBERON REVIEW – by John Seaman – “MANY management problems are evident across our Tablelands at present as “droughty” conditions affect many properties.
Landholders to the north of Bathurst face problems in feeding hay to livestock as many don’t own a tractor or loader and big squares or round bales are awkward to handle if the farmer and his wife have had a combined 140 birthdays.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “ONLINE wool sales strengthened last week as demand increased through the physical auction market.”
STOCK & LAND – by Leann Dax – “The outlook for lamb remains strong as southern Victorian producers begin the annual turn-off in lambs in earnest.
Many Hamilton producers are just a few weeks from selling lambs in big numbers because of warmer conditions across much of central and western Victoria. The market looks set to remain strong into the critical selling time, as there has been a rapid decline in the quality of northern lambs.”
WWD – by Joelle Diderich – “The maker of merino wool men’s activewear hopes to add points of sale in Paris, Milan, London, Tokyo and Los Angeles.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “Surface troughs produced thunderstorms with moderate falls in parts of the west, north and east of Australia. A persistent easterly onshore flow produced moderate to heavy falls over the north tropical coast of Queensland.”