QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Donna Ward – “While Deepwater was referred to as the epicentre of barber’s pole infestations affecting Australian sheep graziers, those at a WormBoss workshop on Wednesday, November 1, were made aware of the arsenal of tools available to them to combat the parasite.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Annabelle Cleeland – “‘Money talks’ is behind a surge in SustainaWOOL accredited farms, as price premiums lure 700 farms to join the integrity scheme in just over two years.
New England Wool (NEW), together with its Italian shareholders Reda and Vitale Barberis Canonico, took action on offering integrity in Australia’s wool supply chain by launching SustainaWOOL in 2015.”
Crossbred young ewes have cracked the $330 a head barrier and ewe lambs $300 at the second of Bendigo’s annual crossbred sheep sale on Friday.
STOCK & LAND – by Murray Arnel – “Crossbred young ewes have cracked the $330 a head barrier and ewe lambs $300 at the second of Bendigo’s annual crossbred sheep sale on Friday.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “WOOL prices soared to record levels this week, with Merino prices lifting 40-100 cents and crossbred rates rising 50-80 cents.”
STOCK & LAND – “THE ANDREWS Labor Government will continue to subsidise electronic sheep tags, ensuring they remain the cheapest in the country.”
NORTH QUEENSLAND REGISTER – by Bruce McLeish, Elders norther wool manager – “LAST week was obviously just a warm up, as this week the market really got going. Prices across the page were significantly higher with AWEX’s eastern market indicator setting a new record to close at 1681c – a gain of 58c. “
ABC NEWS – ABC South East SA – by Lucy Robinson – “Flipping burgers, making coffees and clocking up hours in retail are typical ways university students earn money while studying.
But medical science student Sam Furler has seen what he thinks is a better work opportunity — in a shearing shed. “
THE NARACOORTE HERALD – by Amy Maynard – “Many Naracoorte High School students now know how to shear a sheep and check fleeces for impurities.
Glenn Haynes, one of the instructors at a TAFE workshop on Friday, explained that the idea came from students’ Adelaide Show experiences.
“There are two groups of Naracoorte High students that enter a wether competition at the Adelaide Show. We (TAFE instructors) go along and do a shearing demonstration, and we started talking to the teachers about doing a workshop, so the kids knew what they were doing.” “
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 10 November 2017 (Week 19)
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation director Meredith Sheil has thrown her support behind AWI chairman Wal Merriman, despite an industry call for her to replace the incumbent leader.”