Elders chief issues challenge to rural development corporations

Terry Sim, 09 August 2017

ELDERS chief executive officer Mark Allison issued a challenge to Australia’s rural development corporations to achieve more with their levy dollars and government contributions, at Hamilton’s Sheepvention this week.

Elders dominates 2017 ALPA South Australian young auctioneers final

Sheep Central, 21 June 2017

ELDERS Jamestown livestock manager Jack Coleman will get a final go at winning a national ALPA Young Auctioneers Competition title next year after taking out his second state title yesterday.

Elders half year net profit jumps $38.3 million with wool and livestock lift

Sheep Central, 15 May 2017

RECORD livestock and wool prices and improved seasonal conditions have helped Elders to record a significant jump in net profit for the half year ending March 31.

Pastoral sheep producers optimistic about future for Merino and wool

Terry Sim, 10 February 2017

SHEEP producers in all of Australia’s pastoral areas, including outback Queensland, were looking to increase their Merino flock numbers, an Elders survey has indicated.

Wet wool prompts calls to dry fleece on farm and get the tarps out

Terry Sim, 19 October 2016

SHEEP producers nationally have welcomed recent sustained rainfall, but the return of widespread wet weather has brought its own set of issues for some wool growers and brokers.

White Suffolk breeders everywhere want a piece of $68,000 Anden ram

Sheep Central, 13 October 2016

IT’S only been a week since the new Australian auction record for a meat breed ram was set at $68,000 by the Anden White Suffolk stud, but the list of potential semen buyers is growing.

Glendemar Merino rams sell to $10,000 as non-mulesed wool enquiries increase

Sheep Central, 12 October 2016

COMMERCIAL non-mulesed Merino growers were in a good position to take advantage of industry expansion, Marnoo stud breeder Ben Duxson said last week.

Record $456 ewe and lamb sale proves there’s money in good management

Terry Sim, 05 October 2016

BRIM farmer Bernie Lindsay knows there is money in good sheep management after his two-year-old first cross ewes and lambs were sold for a record $456 at the Elders Wycheproof sheep sale last week.

Elders to exit live sheep and cattle export trade after $2.9m loss in six months

Sheep Central, 12 September 2016

ELDERS has decided to exit from its long haul live export business – including breeding sheep to Inner Mongolia, and feeder and slaughter cattle to China.

Elders auctioneer Ronnie Dix sells his way into rookie win at the Calgary Stampede

Sheep Central, 18 July 2016

SOUTH Australian Elders auctioneer Ronnie Dix was named Rookie of the Year at the 2016 Calgary Stampede International Livestock Auctioneer Championship at the weekend.