SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation and its chairman Wal Merriman have received their biggest warning yet from the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud to adopt all recommendations of AWI’s latest performance and governance review.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIAN wool price indicator held firm this week, helped by exchange advantages for buyers and demand for the seasonally lower supply.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “ALMOST all of New South Wales remains in drought despite recent rainfall, and large parts of southern Australia face above normal bushfire potential over the coming months.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation will open its annual call for research development and extension proposals three months earlier than in previous years.”
STOCK JOURNAL – by Kristen Frost – “A keen, fresh face for the agricultural industry from WA has outclassed his fellow competitors to be declared national winner of the National Fleece Judging Championship.
The highly driven 20-year-old Stuart Richardson is quickly building an impressive curriculum vitae – just six weeks ago he started a new position in animal health and merchandise at Landmark Esperance, WA.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 7 September 2018 (Week 10)
STOCK JOURNAL – by Kristen Frost – “Booleroo Centre District School year 10 student Poppy Pilmore will represent SA in next year’s ASA national final for Merino wool judging.
Poppy was the winner from 35 entrants in the senior division of the Merino fleece young judges competition.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Beyond the Bale – September 2018
FIBRE2FASHIOON – “The Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) closed sale week 10 at 2088ac clean/kg, losing just 2ac. After gaining 11ac on the first day, the EMI lost 13ac on the final day as larger volumes of low yielding drought-affected clips combined with higher vegetable matter readings hampered the overall prices at the final day’s auctions.”
STOCK & LAND – by Peter Kostos – “Elders Bairnsdale held their annual Gippsland Merino Ram sale on Tuesday, in a new location next door to their Bairnsdale office.
Despite the very dry conditions, stud principals presented their rams in very good condition. “