Wool prices suffer as buyers push back on recent levels

Sheep Central, 26 May 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices faltered this week as buyer interest in superfine wool waned, according to Landmark wool technical officer Phillip Lipscombe.

Auction wool prices are a tale of three markets this week

Sheep Central, 19 May 2017

MERINO wool auction price trends varied across Australia this week; falling in Melbourne, while rising in Fremantle and holding relatively firm in Sydney.

Merino wool prices slump on vegetable fault levels, length and quality

Sheep Central, 12 May 2017

MERINO wool prices dropped on average this week as buyers came to terms with fleece with high vegetable matter content and more prematurely shorn clips in a smaller offering.

Wool prices regain ground as bale offerings trend lower

Sheep Central, 05 May 2017

WOOL prices rose this week for smaller auction offering, reflecting a restocking of the supply chain, Australian Wool Innovation said.

Wool customers to play bigger role in National Wool Declaration campaign

Terry Sim, 01 May 2017

WOOL buyers and customers will play a bigger role in National Wool Declaration promotion and NWD verifications will double to improve awareness and the rigour of the mulesing status and dark/medullated fibre risk statement.

e-Bale project trials wool data transfer from farm to warehouse + VIDEO

Terry Sim, 28 April 2017

ELECTRONIC transfer of wool clip information from farm to warehouse is being trialled in the second stage of the Australian Wool Exchange’s e-Bale project.

Wool growers pass-in more lines as prices dip

Sheep Central, 28 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices closed generally lower in most sale centres this week, despite buyer confidence improving as sales progressed.

Wool declaration to stay voluntary, with more on-farm inspections mooted

Terry Sim, 24 April 2017

AUSTRALIA’S National Wool Declaration program will remain voluntary, but on-farm inspections and desk audit verifications will be increased where appropriate.

Wool prices rebound as medium and broad Merino fleece lifts 130 cents

Sheep Central, 13 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices rebounded this week, with medium and broad Merino wool lifting by up to 130 cents a kilogram. Landmark wool supply manager David Brook said it was a stunning reversal on the auction markets.

Wool prices suffer second big correction, but bidding ends positive

Sheep Central, 07 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices experienced a dramatic correction again this week, with most Merino types losing 50-100 cents, although a positive trend emerged in later sales.