QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – Wool Extra brought to you by AWI – “Whether it’s the once in a generation market conditions, or the drought that’s biting hard in the east, but more woolgrowers than ever are thinking about the future.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – Bruce McLeish, Elders northern zone wool manager – “IN a disjointed selling week, the Melbourne sale on Thursday was postponed until Friday morning following a nearby factory fire that closed the selling centre because of toxic smoke fumes.”
STOCK & LAND – by Joely Mitchell – “Victoria is expected to record a drier than normal spring, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).
BoM long range forecasting manager Dr Andrew Watkins said odds are around the 70-80 per cent mark that south-east Australia will receive below average rainfall in the next three months.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Kristen Frost – “A Victorian fine wool August shorn Poll Merino ram named after tennis legend Rafel Nadal has won the Rabobank supreme Merino ram of the year at the National Merino Sheep Show and Sale.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Sally Cripps – “Sale summary: 100 rams offered, top price $2500, average $1213, 90pc clearance.
New clients in western Queensland and rams sold into northern NSW were two of the highlights of the Barcaldine Downs ram sale held on-property on Monday.”
STOCK& LAND – by Alastair Dowie – “Prices for store lambs jumped at Swan Hill on the back of strong inquiry and a buoyant prime lamb market.”
STOCK & LAND – by Joely Mitchell