QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – “THE fight against roundworms and the struggles of dealing with drench resistance are costing the Australian sheep and wool industry millions of dollars from lost production and cost of control.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Bruce McLeish, Elders northern wool manager – “A VERY positive vibe was felt throughout the auction room and exporting fraternity this week despite most of China being on holiday, and the wool market reacted accordingly. “
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 6 October 2017 (Week 14)
TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE – Weekly Wool Market Report Season 18, Week 14 – Source: Australian Wool Exchange
FIBRE2FASHION – “Raymond in association with The Woolmark Company has launched ‘Khadi Wool’. The first of its kind collection is the exquisite range of pure wool and wool blended fabric from Raymond, offering the most intricate designs catering to the demands of the discerning consumers. The newly launched range will be available in selected stores November onwards. “
SHEEP CENTRAL – “MERINO wool prices rebounded at auctions this this week, but crossbred fleece values slipped lower. With the increases in Merino prices, including for previously discounted types, the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator lifted 28 cents to 1550c/kg clean.”
RIVERINE HERALD – Contributor – “The new season young lamb numbers continue to flow in at Deniliquin saleyards, with a total of 11,900 lambs yarded at Tuesday’s sale.
Quality varied from very good down to some plainer lighter weight drafts showing some signs of dryness in their skins towards the end of the agents’ run.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “MEAT & Livestock Australia managing director Richard Norton has slated comments from a peak domestic processor and retailer body that the country’s lamb industry was not “overly exposed” on the mulesing issue.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “UNALLOCATED funds from the wind-up of Graziers’ Investment Company Ltd – expected to total about $2.7 million — should be shared among its known wool grower owners, a major shareholder has proposed.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Lyndal Rading – “GRAZIERS can boost stocking rates and take advantage of higher commodity prices, new research from the Mackinnon Project shows.
But farmers need to keep an eye on protecting pastures.”