SHEEP CENTRAL – by Kim Woods – ““BAN the scan” is becoming an Australian sheep industry catchcry, as consultant and educator Dr Jason Trompf urges producers to move away from pregnancy scanning ewes for wet/dry, or pregnancy only, to the detection of dry, single and twin bearing ewes.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “PEOPLE with an enduring passion for wool, people and sheep were rewarded at the inaugural presentation of Australian Wool Industry Medals in Melbourne last night.”
NBR – by Tina Morrison – “New Zealand wool prices and sale clearance rates continued to improve at the latest weekly auction, as buying interest picked up from China, the largest buyer of the fibre.”
NZ CITY – “Wool prices and sale clearance rates continued to improve at the latest weekly auction, as buying interest picked up from China.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 24 August 2017 (Week 8)
SHEEP CENTRAL – “A NEW free electronic National Vendor Declaration for Australia’s sheep and goat meat, and beef producers has been launched by Meat & Livestock Australia subsidiary, the Integrity Systems Company.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Gabrielle Johnston – “THE SUPREME Merino exhibit from the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo has topped the 2017 Rabobank National Merino Ram Sale at $52,500.”
FARM WEEKLY – “WITH a positive outlook for sheep meat and wool, the opportunity to invest in quality Merinos has never been greater.
The evolution of the Merino ewe over the past 15 years has achieved a level of production and ease of management that make the Merino the dam of choice. “
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “Growing wool is in Tim Bingley’s blood and despite passing the reins onto the next generation, he says he hasn’t lost his interest nor his passion for the natural product.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – TASMANIAN COUNTRY – by Karolin Macgregor – “TASMANIAN wool producers are enjoying some of the best prices for decades as demand continues to grow.
Prices soared to a new record last week and confidence across the industry is high with signs the current buoyant market could be here to stay.”