THE WEST AUSTRALIAN – by Bob Garnant – Countryman – “Peter Scanlan Wools was proud to sponsor and participate in the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama fashion show.
The family-owned wool buyer and merchant company, based in O’Connor, has been trading in WA for more than 30 years.”
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN – by Bob Garnant – Countryman – “The Hogg family, of Navanvale stud in Williams, won the supreme grand champion sash at Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama with their medium-wool ram.
The four-tooth ram, Navanvale Holty, was named after former long-time stud classer Graham Holton, who recently retired after many years of looking after the Hogg family’s stud flock.”
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN – by Bob Garnant – Countryman – “Locals and visitors from further afield flocked through the gates of the 46th Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama, with 2000 more people than last year accounted for.
With pleasant weather and the promise that there would be more to see and do this year, president Tony Baxter, the committee and countless volunteers kept the momentum of the event rolling.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “DIETARY supplements to potentially boost national lamb survival in late pregnancy and at birth by at least 10 percent will be tested in South Australian research.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation today launched the first phase of its WoolQ portal – an electronic classer speci or eSpeci — with further functions to be released in July and December this year.”
Australian Wool Innovation – “…About WoolQ
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.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Andrew Marshall – “After three years of deliberation, Australian Wool Innovation has launched the first phase of its free WoolQ portal, taking clip classification reports into the electronic age.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – “PRODUCERS looking to use some of their improved wool cheque on genetics will have the chance to see some of South Australia’s highest performing Merinos next week.”
THE STANDARD – by Everard Himmelreich – “While the national wool market had dropped in recent days, wool is continuing to provide good returns to producers, Fox & Lillee western district representative Chris Bull says.”
CENTRAL WESTERN DAILY NEWS – by Alex Crowe – “Floyd Legge is back on the farm in Cudal this week after a whirlwind wool tour of China.
The sheep farmer joined a group of young Australian wool producers selected to learn more about the processing of the product they help create.
The group of 12 from all over the country were initially flown to Sydney to gain an understanding of the Australian side of the business, then on to Shanghai to learn about developing their product to increase its value in today’s market.”