STOCK & LAND – by Andrew Miller – “A breeding system first applied to beef cattle has been adapted for Merinos, in the Murray river country around Swan Hill.
Tim and Tam Mulholland, Fairview, Noorong, took the principals behind the Stabiliser breed and applied them to Merinos, they run on their 1000 hectare property.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “Twenty-three young primary producers and managers have been awarded Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships for 2017.”
JUST-STYLE – by Manady Kovacs – “Wool May be a small market compared to other fibres such as cotton or synthetics, accounting for around 3-5% of worldwide fibre consumption, but its use could open market opportunities for brands.”
SOUTHERN WEEKLY – by Marty Moses – “WOOL prices posted a 6c/kg rise at auction sales with the Australian Wool Exchange Eastern Market Indicator settling at 1311c/kg. “
SHEEP CENTRAL – “FINE Merino and crossbred wool prices lifted around foreign exchange movements this week, but medium and strong Merino rates fell.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 16 September 2016 (Week 11)
FARM WEEKLY – by Catherine Miller and Jodie Rintoul – “SPIRITED Australia-wide and international bidding pushed the South Australian Stud Merino and Poll Merino Ram Sale in Adelaide last week to just shy of last year’s record average and WA buyers played a part in achieving this.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – “THE Merino industry has banded together to launch the Breed More Merino Ewes campaign, led by the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders.
Announced at the World Merino Insight in Adelaide last week, the campaign encourages producers to increase the number of Merino breeding ewes in their enterprise.”
THE HERALD SUN – by Genevieve Alison – “AUSTRALIANA was in full cry on Thursday when a sheep was sheared in the CBD to promote the Royal Melbourne Show.
Shearers from across the state will fire up their clippers on some very woolly sheep at this year’s Show.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by James Wagstaff – “TWENTY-three young Australian farmers have been awarded prestigious Nuffield scholarships for 2017.
Winners of the scholarships, valued at about $30,000 and including overseas study tours, were announced at a gala dinner tonight in Adelaide as part of Nuffield Australia’s annual two-day conference.”