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Home-bred first cross ewes sell to $502 at Corowa

SHEEP breeders with repeat buyer interest on their home-bred, mulesed and Gudair-vaccinated lines fared best at Corowa’s annual first cross ewe sale yesterday, as prices soared to $502…Read More

Murray Arnel, October 22, 2021

Shearing contractors plan for visa worker relief

SHEARING contractors and wool producers are hoping the Federal Government will work to fast-track improved visa access for United Kingdom shearers and shed staff under new free trade and visa arrangements…Read More

Terry Sim, October 22, 2021

Wool auction prices surge, yielding a $26,700 bale

IMPROVED competition from China lifted Australian wool prices this week and a bale of ultrafine fleece sold for 15,000c/kg – the highest auction price in the nation for more than six years…Read More

Terry Sim, October 22, 2021

Lift in wool auction prices improves forward trading

WOOL’S auction market continued its sawtooth pattern this week, with most Merino types finding seasonal highs before consolidating into Wednesday’s close…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, October 22, 2021

Recruitment: Employee turnover – how to ‘stop the hop’

IN an era when job-hopping is becoming more common, keeping talented employees in the fold has become a foremost business challenge for employers – and it applies as much in the meat and livestock industry as any other…Read More

Sheep Central, October 22, 2021

WA southern pastoral project deadline is near

WESTERN Australia’s southern pastoralists have only to the end of the month to be involved in a project investigate long-term solutions for improving rangeland condition and livestock profitability…Read More

Sheep Central, October 22, 2021

MLA ad makes lamb sales, not walls, to win awards

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s ‘Make Lamb Not Walls’ campaign has been awarded a number of accolades at Effie Australia’s online ceremony last night, including gold for ‘Outsmarting Covid.’..Read More

Sheep Central, October 21, 2021

Black Sheep Foods launches plant-based ‘lamb’ in US

THE launch of a plant-based product as ‘lamb’ in the United States is unacceptable, according to Nationals senator Susan McDonald…Read More

Terry Sim, October 20, 2021

No extension of WoolPoll and AWI voting deadlines

VOTING deadlines in the latest WoolPoll levy ballot and for Australian Wool Innovation director elections will not be put back, despite postal delays in document deliveries to some growers…Read More

Terry Sim, October 20, 2021

Weekly rainfall update and outlook 20 October 2021

RAIN was widespread across the continent over the past week, with heavy falls particularly in the east and south-east…Read More

Sheep Central, October 20, 2021

Come choose your AgVenture says the NFF

SECONDARY students and teachers are being encouraged to go on an agricultural adventure at the upcoming AgVenture Careers Expo from next week…Read More

Sheep Central, October 20, 2021

Long-term biosecurity funding model needed

NSW Farmers is calling on state and federal governments to commit to a long-term funding model for biosecurity, suggesting a container levy as one option…Read More

Sheep Central, October 20, 2021

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