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Wool prices lift for smallest seasonal bale offering

Terry Sim, 23 June 2017

WOOL prices surged for the smallest seasonal bale offering this year at auctions in Sydney and Melbourne this week. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator rose 27 cents to 1533c/kg clean as brokers offered 22,298 bales.

Wool grower believes AWI should not start nor own the Wool Exchange Portal

Guest Author, 16 June 2017

NEW England sheep and cattle breeder Martin Oppenheimer states why he believes Australian Wool Innovation should not start nor be even a part-owner in its proposed Wool Exchange Portal.

Free BWBL ticket offer to sheep producers joining lambing research project

Terry Sim, 16 June 2017

AUSTRALIAN sheep producers have flocked to implement the early findings of a national lambing density project, but more collaborators are needed for the latest on-farm phase in the crucial lamb survival research.

Wool prices improve with renewed European and Chinese confidence

Sheep Central, 16 June 2017

RENEWED European interest in quality superfine wool and Chinese demand for medium Merino lines with lower vegetable matter content pushed prices generally higher this week.

Graziers Investment Company declares nothing owed to AWI over India bail-out

Terry Sim, 13 June 2017

WOOL grower-owned Graziers Investment Company has declared no monies owed or due to Australian Wool Innovation following a past bail-out arrangement between the companies over GIC assets in India.

Wool prices lift as demand strengthens for quality Merino clips

Sheep Central, 09 June 2017

RENEWED demand for quality Merino wool mid-week lifted prices at auction this week. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator closed six cents higher on 1478c/kg clean, brokers passing in 9.1 percent of the 24,018-bale offering in Sydney and Melbourne.

AWI’s Wool Exchange Portal approved with $38 million benefit

Terry Sim, 07 June 2017

AUSTRALIAN WOOL Innovation’s proposed Wool Exchange Portal could be running within 16 months at a cost of $3-$4 million.

NSW shearing industry day will showcase technology

Sheep Central, 07 June 2017

Current and future shearing technology will be discussed at a New South Wales workshop near Dubbo on June 16.

Fine Merino wool prices slump as buyers wait-and-see on demand

Sheep Central, 02 June 2017

WOOL prices generally softened further this week, and especially for fine Merino clips, as retail demand traditionally slowed with the advent of the Northern Hemisphere, Australian Wool Innovation said.

Should Australian Wool Innovation bring the National Merino Challenge to you?

Terry Sim, 31 May 2017

TAMWORTH careers advisor Charles Impey would like to see the National Merino Challenge – the Olympics of sheep and wool — hit the road. Despite the challenge’s popularity, as it is rotated annually to major state capitals or regional centres, the NMC careers panel facilitator believes the challenge could be more accessible.