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.
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 have handed the Australian cricket team enough woollen cloth to make the prized baggy green caps for the next 100 years.
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.
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.
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 sold in Australian auctions are rising and becoming substantial for some Merino wool, according to data released by the Australian Wool Exchange.
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.
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 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.