THE RURAL – by Nikki Reynolds – “WOOL prices have taken a 42c/kg price fall with the Australian Wool Exchange Eastern Market Indicator closing at 1572c.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – “Bruce Lines, Qld Wool Manager for Rodwells, a Ruralco company based in Roma, gave me a comprehensive round up on the wool industry at the present time.
He said the wool market rose in extraordinary fashion in week seven of the wool selling calendar. After the previous week’s significant rise, most thought the market would be a little better. That was a long way from what happened. “
PORT LINCOLN TIMES – by Ali Kuchel – “DELOSHANDA stud reached a sale record, with a merino ram attracting a $6200 bid from repeat buyer Rhett Morrow, Darke Peake, at its Kielpa sale on Monday, August 14.”
PORT LINCOLN TIMES – “MORLEY Poll Merino Stud set a record average of $2022 at its 19th annual on-property sale at Cleve on Friday, August 18.
The average was $134 up on last year.
Morley also achieved full clearance, with 59 out of 60 rams sold during the auction, and the final sire snapped up straight after the sale.”
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST – by Vivian Chen – “Athleisure is here to stay, and Chinese sportswear brands may soon lead the way.
Most recently, Particle Fever has partnered with The Woolmark Company and luxury retailer Lane Crawford to create an athleisure capsule collection using Australian merino wool. The material is rarely used in sportswear these days, but actually has plenty of benefits for performance wear.”
NZ FARMER – “The way to lift wool prices out of their doldrums is to develop products the future will want, writes Andy Ramsden.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – “A NEW video has been launched highlighting the success of the cluster fencing project in central western Queensland.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Mark Griggs – “THE FLEECE off this year’s Sydney Royal Show grand champion superfine Poll Merino ram has won the 2017 Australian Wool Network (AWN) open fleece show from 120 entries.”
Moorundie Poll Merino Stud – Keith, South Australia – Adelaide Ram Sale – Friday September 9th
On Property Ram Auction – Wednesday September 20th (1pm)
Private Selection – Any Time By Appointment
Keith Off Shears Sale – Friday October 20th – Click ‘read more’ to gain access to the Moorundie Newsletter 2017
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NZ HERALD – THE COUNTRY – “Lucy Griffiths spoke to The Country’s Dom George about her love of strong wool and how she has high hopes for its future.
Griffiths is a newly appointed board member to Wools of New Zealand and comes from a family with a long history with wool and agriculture.”