THE QUINT.COM – Khemta H Jose – “Just like Australia has had a blindness for India, so too has India had a blindness for Australia, Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India
The line drew chuckles and a smattering of applause from a modest audience at a roundtable discussion organised by Member of Parliament Gaurav Gogoi with the Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu. Students, businesspeople and foreign policy experts were in attendance for a talk on India-Australia relations.”
STOCK & LAND – “Grand champion fine/medium wool ram: Lewisdale, Wickepin, WA
Res: Nerstane, Woolbrook, NSW
Grand champion fine/medium wool ewe: Nerstane
Res: Trefusis, Ross, Tas – NORTHERN NSW stud Nerstane won grand champion fine/medium wool ewe and the reserve ram in the same micron range – with animals that shared the same AI sire from East Strathglen stud, WA. Judge Ben Wilson, Wilgunya stud, Dirranbandi, Queensland, said the four-tooth ewe has tremendous size, was well-balanced and would cut a lot of wool.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “Grand champion medium wool ram: Glendonald, Nhill, Vic
Res: Darijon, Narrogin, WA
Grand champion medium wool ewe: East Bungaree, Hallett, SA
Res: Terrick West, Prairie, Vic
GRAND champion medium wool Merino ram was awarded to the Harding family’s Glendonald entry.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “Grand champion strong wool ram: Oakbank, St Arnaud, Vic
Grand champion strong wool ewe: St Quentin, Nyabing, WA
Res: Willandra, Jerilderie, NSW
THE grand champions in the strong wool section spanned from a stud that is a little over an hour away from Bendigo’s Prince of Wales Showground to one of the other side of the country.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – ” … INTERSTATE studs took out the grand champion Poll Merino ram and ewe. The fine/medium ram from West Australian stud Lewisdale, Wickepin, that took the title was named Cohen 65, after the principals’ Ray and Helen Lewis’s grandson.”
THE DAILY ADVERTISER – by Madeleine Clarke – “Donna and Clint Dunn met in a shearing shed, she rouseabouting and him wielding the clippers.
So it’s hardly surprising their five-year-old son Charlie has wool on the brain.
“He never went to childcare so he’s just always been with us on the farm, since he was a baby,” Mrs Dunn said. “
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “The new Sunday time slot is being heralded as a huge success for the Australian Sheep and Wool Show Merino ram sale. Three rams sold for $32,000 and one for $30,000 – well above last year’s top price of $15,000.
These exciting top prices helped to drive the average to $5556 – up more than $2000 compared to last year’s result, despite 13 more rams selling than last year.”
STOCK & LAND – by laura Griffin – “The MacRae family’s Eilan Donan Merino stud, Metcalfe, has won supreme exhibit of the more than 800 Merino and Poll Merinos entered in the Australian Sheep and Wool Show (ASWS).”
NZ FARMER – by Joyce Wyllie – “OPINION: Eco-friendly, sustainable and good for the environment are all well-worn admirable sentiments. Aspirations we should all be aiming towards.
But sometimes the interpretation can be interesting and somewhat biased. A garment is termed eco-friendly when made out of recycled plastic bottles.”
WESTERN MAGAZINE – by Will Chaffey – “Week starting 17/7/2017
Sale two of the 2017/18 selling season had mixed results but was to a slightly softer tone overall, with the Eastern Market Indicator back 2 cents to close at 1,522c/kg. “