SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “A HUMBLE request to put a return-and-earn bin for 10 cent cans in a Wagga wool store has grown into a much-appreciated boon for families like that of eight year-old girl Annie Singe.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “AUCTIONSPLUS sheep and lamb listings increased by 10,000 to 43,536 head last week as the seasonally-driven sell-off continued in New South Wales.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – Bruce McLeish, Elders northern zone wool manager – “THE Australian wool market enters the traditional three week recess not having quite finished the realignment process it began in earnest a month ago.
Since getting overheated in May the market has been looking to try and normalise and take some of the pressure off. This process has been made more difficult with low supply in general and a very low offering of quality Merino wool about.”
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD – by Alison Bevege – “Australian sheep farmers are confident restricted supply will underpin high wool prices for years to come as the fibre continued its stellar run in the last sales before the winter recess.
“It’s wonderful times,” said Robert McBride, a wool grower whose family company, AJ & PA McBride, is one of the largest wool producers in the world.”
THE NEW DAILY – by Alison Bivege – “Australian sheep farmers are confident restricted supply will underpin high wool prices for years to come as the fibre continued its stellar run in the last sales before the winter recess.”
REUTERS – by Alison Bevege – “SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian sheep farmers are confident restricted supply will underpin high wool prices for years to come as the fiber continued its stellar run in the last sales before winter recess.”
THE NORTHERN DAILY LEADER – by Chris Bath – “The current drought has been labelled as one of the worst in history, although there has been one saving grace that has managed to soften the blow for many livestock producers.”
STOCK & LAND – by Andrew Miller – “In April, Alfred Hackett, and Amy Rogers, Gelantipy, were presented a $7000 cheque from The Michael Manion Wool Industry Foundation. They are with Elder’s Mal Nicholls.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 13 July 2018 (Week 2)
THE NARACOORTE HERALD – by Amy Maynard – “MiniJumbuk has partnered with Borderfree to expand their worldwide distribution options.
Marketing coordinator Kate Gill said MiniJumbuk’s partnership with Borderfree was very recent, but is already paying dividends.
Borderfree are based in Sydney, where they have their shipping hub. But they also have shipping hubs all over the world, where product can be circulated into different markets.”