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.
VICTORIAN superfine wool grower Noel Henderson has turned down leadership of the sector’s peak grower body as the sector struggles to reach a consensus on an animal welfare and mulesing policy.
QUEENSLAND’S sheep, wool and cattle industry producer leaders will converge on Charleville to meet members and attended a drought support forum later this month.
AUSTRALIA’S sheep, lamb and wool producers are the nation’s keenest to form collaborations, according to the Farming Together program.
INCREASES in wool, lamb, beef, live cattle and dairy export earnings are forecast to keep Australia’s gross value of farm production above average next financial year.
SHEEP-FOCUSED students from across Australia have enjoyed a detailed introduction to the wool industry at the 2017 National Merino Challenge in Melbourne at the weekend.
A UNIVERSITY graduate who thinks Merinos are great and a young wool grower exploring new technology to improve production are joint winners of the 2017 Peter Westblade Scholarship.
WOOL and sheep industry workers and students from New South Wales and Victoria are vying for the prestigious Peter Westblade Scholarship this year.