Wagga Wagga livestock agent James Tierney won the title of young auctioneer at the Sydney Royal Show back in 2008 and still credits the win for giving him a leg up on life.
The ALPA Young Auctioneers Competition is a showcase of the best young agents from right across the country and it attracts a monster sized crowd every year.
A 51 cent a kilogram average lift in the wool market pushed the Eastern Market Indicator to 1500c/kg this week.
Something which is very rare is how good all the markets have been while this hot dry weather persists.
With the Indian harvest a matter of weeks from starting, export interest for Australian chickpeas is finally slowing.
THE wheat market has taken a backward step early this week with news that the possible winter kill throughout the US Southern Plains and Black Sea countries was not as bad as initially thought.
Our wheat cash prices might be above harvest lows seen in December, but for most growers they are simply too low to be attractive for making further sales.