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Australian wool growers optimistic after tour of Chinese industry

Terry Sim, 20 March 2017

VICTORIAN wool grower and stud breeder Rod Miller has come home from a tour of the Chinese wool-processing and retail sectors with his batteries charged.

Wool prices surge to new record peak as on-farm storages empty

Sheep Central, 17 March 2017

FINE wool prices surged by up to 100 cents-plus in auction this week as the Australian market continued its bull run. Clips continued to come out of on-farm and broker storages and brokers advised against woolgrowers shearing too early to capture the high prices, as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator rose by 26 cents to a new historical peak of 1546c/kg clean this week.

Wool prices climb higher as big buyers hit hard

Sheep Central, 10 March 2017

DIVERSITY has helped promote Australian lamb and now the diverse nature of the nation’s wool clip is becoming an important market factor.

Australian Wool Innovation’s research general manager moving on

Terry Sim, 03 March 2017

AUSTRALIA’S top wool research, development and marketing body will lose its general manager of research Dr Paul Swan in April.

Wool price surge pushes benchmark to record 1500 cents

Sheep Central, 02 March 2017

WOOL prices surged higher into record territory this week, with the benchmark AWEX Eastern Market Indicator lifting 51 cents to peak at 1500c/kg clean.

Latest Australian wool products showcased in Europe and US

Terry Sim, 27 February 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool has shown its versatility to hundreds of thousands of textile manufacturers, retailers and designers and consumers at recent key global trade events in the northern hemisphere.

Wool prices climb higher with new orders as supply tightens

Sheep Central, 24 February 2017

SOLID demand boosted by new business continued to push Merino and crossbred wool prices higher at auctions this week.

New Lifetime ewe app version launched with cloud capability

Sheep Central, 22 February 2017

SHEEP producers can now do instant energy estimates on paddocks with the latest version of the popular Lifetime Ewe Management smartphone app.

Fine Merino and crossbred wool prices lift in firming auction market

Sheep Central, 17 February 2017

FINE Merino wool under 18 micron and crossbred fleece sold dearer as the auction market generally firmed this week. AWEX’s benchmark Eastern Market Indicator lifted 3 cents to close at 1440 cents, with brokers passing in 7.6 percent of the 44,938-bale offering.

New rabbit video series released to coincide with control campaign

Sheep Central, 13 February 2017

A NEW video series on best practice rabbit control is available online to assist Australian land managers apply best practice pest rabbit control during autumn.