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Sheep operations fare best in ABARES drought impact report

Sheep Central, 19 December 2018

AVERAGE farm business profits in Australia’s sheep industry are expected to be positive in 2018-19, compared with forecast negative results for the beef, grains, and dairy industries.

Wyvern Station to host wool and sheep skills weekend + VIDEO

Sheep Central, 13 December 2018

ONE of Australia’s most progressive Merino breeding operations — Wyvern Station — will throw open its doors to young people at a training and mentoring weekend in February.

Wool growers present new baggy green cap fabric for Aussie cricketers

Sheep Central, 10 December 2018

WOOL growers have handed the Australian cricket team enough woollen cloth to make the prized baggy green caps for the next 100 years.

Former AWI chairman Merriman ready to re-stand in 2019

Terry Sim, 23 November 2018

Former Australian Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman stands ready to stand again for the board in direct contravention of a recommendation of the company’s recent independent EY performance and governance review.

Strong sheep and wool prices help Elders’ profit forecast

Sheep Central, 06 July 2018

ELDERS Limited says that despite current dry weather conditions and declining cattle prices, it remains on track to report a net profit after tax for the financial year to September 2018 in the $59-$63 million range.

Schneider buys 11.7 micron ultrafine wool bale for 41,000c/kg

Terry Sim, 03 April 2018

BIGGA superfine Merino partnership Hillcreston-Pine Hill sold their second finest 1PP bale in Sydney last week, realising 41,000c/kg greasy or $37,720 with a Schneider Group client.

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.