THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Peter Hemphill – “IT’S shear delight for Australia’s wool producers. Farm cash income for the wool sector is tipped to be the highest in two decades and 35 per cent higher than last year, according to Rural Bank’s annual review of the wool industry.”
WESTERN ADVOCATE – by John Seaman – “EASTER has come and gone with dismal dry weather conditions heading into April.
There are a few pockets that have benefited from storms but by and large the Central Tablelands has reached crisis point and decisions for livestock management must be made within weeks.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation’s governance must be “as good as possible” to ensure the levy-funded body’s value to the wool industry is not jeopardised, according to former Sheepmeat Council of Australia chief executive officer and councillor Ron Cullen.”
SJ SOURCING JOURNAL – by Angela Velasquez – “The market’s appetite for wool is high, despite rising prices.
Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), not-for-profit company that invests in R&D and marketing to increase the long-term profitability of Australian woolgrowers, reported Tuesday that wool supply has increased 3 percent to 5 percent compared to last year.”
THE RURAL – by Stephen Burns – “Led by the grand champion medium wool ram, Guy Evans’ Tara Park-bred entry in the prestigious Stonehaven Cup took all before them during an impressive display of Merino sheep at Sydney Royal.”
SHEPPARTON NEWS – by Southern Riverina News – “Jerilderie’s Edith Gregory was part of a group of young wool growers from across Australia that toured China recently to gain a new global perspective of their industry.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Network’s Direct Network Advantage campaign has been extended to South Australia with the launch of DNA Barossa in Adelaide today.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Woolgrowers’ E-Newsletter – March 2018
ILLAWARRA MERCURY – “Prince Charles and fashion, at first glance, might seem to be mutually exclusive. Well, no.
In his first Australian interview in five years, the 69-year-old royal’s interest in fashion – and sustainability – has been revealed.
In his interview with the Australian Financial Review Magazine Prince Charles focuses on sustainable fashion and the move away from synthetic fabric. “
Barossa sheep farmers launch new Australian Wool Network collection with Marnie Gilder and Jan Angas of Hutton Vale Farm
THE ADVERTISER – by Belinda Willis – “WINE isn’t the only yarn the Barossa Valley has to tell with a group of local sheep farmers tonight launching a fine wool blanket collection.
Their new DNA Barossa range showcases the region’s wool fibre, its people and provenance, beginning with two soft wool throws designed by Angaston artist Marnie Gilder.”