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Premiums for non-mulesed wool rising, discounts for undeclared lines

Sheep Central, 20 October 2017

PREMIUMS for non-mulesed wool sold in Australian auctions are rising and becoming substantial for some Merino wool, according to data released by the Australian Wool Exchange.

Six-monthly shearing is paying off for Mumblebone in NSW

Guest Author, 21 August 2017

A MOVE to double shearing combined with a balanced breeding program has generated extra profit from maiden ewes for New South Wales breeder Chad Taylor.

Woolmark musters Australian Rugby Union into the wool flock

Sheep Central, 16 August 2017

WOOL has joined forces with Australian Rugby Union to produce the first Woolmark ARU supporter jerseys and promote the strong heritage and natural connection between the great Australian icons.

Online AuctionsPlus wool sales increase with resumption of AWEX auctions

Sheep Central, 16 August 2017

ONLINE wool sales resumed last week, with the resumption of the physical market and AuctionsPlus sold more than 900 bales before this week’s auctions started.

Superfine wool growers wrestle with animal welfare and mulesing

Terry Sim, 14 August 2017

VICTORIAN superfine wool grower Noel Henderson has turned down leadership of the sector’s peak grower body as the sector struggles to reach a consensus on an animal welfare and mulesing policy.

Queensland’s sheep, wool and cattle leaders to meet for Charleville forum

Sheep Central, 11 July 2017

QUEENSLAND’S sheep, wool and cattle industry producer leaders will converge on Charleville to meet members and attended a drought support forum later this month.

Sheep producers are keen to collaborate through Farming Together

Sheep Central, 29 June 2017

AUSTRALIA’S sheep, lamb and wool producers are the nation’s keenest to form collaborations, according to the Farming Together program.

Sheep meat and wool earnings help keep export returns above average

Sheep Central, 22 June 2017

INCREASES in wool, lamb, beef, live cattle and dairy export earnings are forecast to keep Australia’s gross value of farm production above average next financial year.

Sheep students from three states share National Merino Challenge honours

Sheep Central, 29 May 2017

SHEEP-FOCUSED students from across Australia have enjoyed a detailed introduction to the wool industry at the 2017 National Merino Challenge in Melbourne at the weekend.

Dual winners announced for 2017 Peter Westblade Scholarship

Sheep Central, 10 April 2017

A UNIVERSITY graduate who thinks Merinos are great and a young wool grower exploring new technology to improve production are joint winners of the 2017 Peter Westblade Scholarship.