Wool Market Reports

Pre-Easter buying rush lifts crossbred and Merino wool prices

PRE-EASTER buying lifted prices for fine and Medium Merino wool in Melbourne auctions and crossbred lines nationally this week…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2019

Forward wool trading sparse as auction market seeks direction

FORWARD wool trading was again sparse this week, as the spot auction market closed for the Easter break still uncertain of direction…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, April 18, 2019

Crossbreds sell well as online wool sales follow auction trend

WOOL buyers showed limited interest in the AuctionsPlus online catalogue last week as the market remained dominated by low-yielding fleece lines…Read More

Sheep Central, April 17, 2019

AuctionsPlus online sheep and lamb numbers almost double with rain

AUSTRALIA’S online sheep and lamb offerings last week almost doubled as recent rainfall, and high saleyard prices and strong wool demand boosted the confidence of sellers and buyers…Read More

Sheep Central, April 15, 2019

Crossbred wool continues to buck quality-driven price slide

CROSSBRED wools bound for the fake fur and knitwear trade in China reached record price levels at auctions this week, although the industry’s benchmark indicator slipped lower…Read More

Sheep Central, April 12, 2019

Sheep rivalling cattle as western Qld restocks after rain

SHEEP are re-emerging as an attractive restocking option after recent rain for properties in Queensland’s central west that converted to cattle during the low wool price years of the 1990s and 2000s…Read More

James Nason, April 12, 2019

FarmLab on a mission to put soil testing into farmers’ hands

FARMLAB chief executive officer Sam Duncan began his pitch at the evokeAG conference in Melbourne yesterday with a smile and a simple message – we make soil testing easy…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

Training group ChemCert seeks review and stay of registration decision

MAJOR national chemical use training group ChemCert has applied to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review the expiry of its registration with the Australian Skills Quality Authority…Read More

Terry Sim, February 11, 2019

ChemCert withdrawal from industry training prompts questions

MAJOR national chemical use training group ChemCert has declared it is unable to deliver accredited courses, enrol new students nor issue certification to those who have completed units…Read More

Terry Sim, February 1, 2019

More than 19,000 bales of hay donated for Victoria’s fire-affected farmers

FODDER support for fire-affected farmers in south-west Victoria has been extended until May 15 this year…Read More

Sheep Central, May 10, 2018

Livestock SA and PIRSA seek water issues feedback in online survey

SOUTH Australian livestock producers are urged to have their say on water issues as part of a new, joint project between Livestock SA and Primary Industries and Regions SA…Read More

Sheep Central, October 18, 2017

Smart Farm grants coming for sustainable land management practices

AUSTRALIAN farmers can apply for grants of up to $4 million to implement innovative and sustainable land management practices…Read More

Sheep Central, October 18, 2017

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