WESTERN MAGAZINE – “Strong crowds are expected at this years Rabobank National Merino Sheep Show and Ram Sale as wool growers remain upbeat with their prospects, according to agribusiness specialist Rabobank.”
PARKES CHAMPION POST – “Trundle breast cancer survivor Carolyn Keep and Darriwell Merino Stud have teamed up in an unique way to raise money for the McGrath Foundation.
Russell and Jennifer Jones’ annual ram sale will be held on Friday September 8.”
BUSINESS.SCOOP – Edited by Jonathan Underhill & Pattrick Smellie – by Tina Morrison – “New Zealand wool prices and sale clearance rates lifted at the latest weekly auction.NZ wool market improves at weekly auction.”
FIBRE2FASHION – “In perhaps one of the more stunning weeks of selling, prices of all wool types and descriptions, apart from cardings, rose at Australian wool auctions this week. The prices increased by margins ranging from around 4 per cent for the higher priced wools to a staggering 17 per cent on the broadest wools of the long suffering crossbred sector.”
NBR – by Tina Morrison – “New Zealand wool prices and sale clearance rates lifted at the latest weekly auction.
Some 83 percent of the 8,251 wool bales offered at yesterday’s South Island auction were sold, and prices lifted for all styles of wool on offer with the coarse crossbred wool indicator up 9 cents to $2.82 a kilogram, AgriHQ said.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “UP to one million sheep could be returned to Queensland’s central western region, if current and proposed exclusion fencing projects are fully executed, an economic analysis has determined.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIA’S wool price benchmark has broken through 1600c/kg clean for the first time as Chinese buyers switch from “hand-to-mouth” to forward buying.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 18 August 2017 (Week 7)
TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE – “The Australian wool market experienced dramatic rises this week as buyers had to fight hard to secure their share of a limited selection. “
STOCK & LAND – by Murray Arnel – “Many thanks to the selected group of writers who penned this column while I holidayed in a warmer climate. Our trip north during early July traveled the full length of the Newell Highway, across the Darling Downs onto to the Wide Bay area of Queensland.”