STOCK & LAND – by Murray Arnel – “Numbers offered at Ballarat’s monthly store cattle sale were the lightest recorded in almost a decade but there were indications that demand would remain strong throughout the coming spring.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “Click went the shears, and the community spirit, at a Shearing for Kids with Cancer fundraiser day at Wanalta last month.
The combined efforts saw more than $27,000 raised for the Royal Children’s Hospital.”
SUNRAYSIA DAILY – “Fox & Lillie’s managing director Jonathan Lillie and Mildura-based regional manager Peter Dow are hoping people attending the Wentworth Show support the fundraiser for the Pooncarie Ambulance Service. “
THE FLINDERS NEWS – by Brendan Simpkins – “Orroroo’s Geoff Power was awarded an inaugural Australian Wool Industry Medal in Melbourne on Thursday night.
Geoff was one of nine industry stalwarts to receive a medal at the event thanks to his longtime commitment to the industry which has included a stint as President of Livestock SA.”
DIGITAL JOURNAL – by Tim Sandle – “Melbourne – The company Australian Wool Handlers, a major player in the wool industry, has announced ambitious plans to digitally disrupt the supply chain. The process offers learning points for other sectors.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Kim Woods – ““BAN the scan” is becoming an Australian sheep industry catchcry, as consultant and educator Dr Jason Trompf urges producers to move away from pregnancy scanning ewes for wet/dry, or pregnancy only, to the detection of dry, single and twin bearing ewes.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “PEOPLE with an enduring passion for wool, people and sheep were rewarded at the inaugural presentation of Australian Wool Industry Medals in Melbourne last night.”
NBR – by Tina Morrison – “New Zealand wool prices and sale clearance rates continued to improve at the latest weekly auction, as buying interest picked up from China, the largest buyer of the fibre.”
NZ CITY – “Wool prices and sale clearance rates continued to improve at the latest weekly auction, as buying interest picked up from China.”
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 24 August 2017 (Week 8)