FARM WEEKLY – by Mal Gill – “PRODUCE more wool was the clear message Andrew Rintoul, Dongiemon and Tilba Tilba Merino studs, Williams, returned with after a recent tour of China.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Jamie-Lee Oldfield – “PROFITABILITY per hectare will now be included in the Merino Lifetime Productivity project, adding the bottom line to data already being collected.
New wearable sensors and the latest carcass measurement scanners will be used to measure feed intake, body composition and productivity on sheep within the $13 million, four year MLP project.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation might have been beaten AWEX to the line with their WoolQ eSpeci, but the latest innovation for wool bale traceability tops that – hands down.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIA’S recently-crowned top wool classer graduate Matilda Scott is keeping her agricultural career options open.”
THE HERALD (SCOTLAND) – by Rog Wood – “
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Bruce McLeish, Elders northern zone wool manager – “THE Australian wool market eased again in a nominal sense last week with a continuing pattern of good wools maintaining their values, and poorer styles being sold lower.
Overall the AWEX’s eastern market indicator closed down 6c in local currency terms, 14c and 15c lower in US and Euro respectively.”
WARWICK DAILY NEWS – by John Skinner – ” TROPHIES and prizemoney from three of the major classes at the Warwick Show Cleanshear competition went into New South Wales.
Grant Newman from Tenterfield won the Intermediate Shearing and backed-up to take out the Open class, the first time this has happened at the Warwick Show.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “BLOCKCHAIN technology providing unprecedented supply chain transparency to wool consumers will be trialled for the first time by Australian Merino wool growers this year.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “CROSSBRED wool prices increased and values for sound Merino fleece held firm at auctions across Australia this week.”
FARMERS GUARDIAN – by Alex Black – “Increasing demand for British wool domestically and across the world was at the top of the agenda for new British Wool chairman Trevor Richards as he began his new role.”