Mix a Korean comedian with Chinese beer and Australian lamb, and voila, you have a new market for lamb shoulders.
A combination of the states driest July since 2002, low restocker interest and a lack of supply across the board has caused a price drop for young cattle.
Grain prices continued to edge lower last week on improving crop conditions through south eastern Australia and news the Black Sea will harvest its largest ever grain crop.
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The wool market kicked off with much gusto after the three-week winter recess recording rises of as much as 50 cents a kilogram for some micron categories.
The historically high lamb, wool and sheep prices continue to encourage producers to retain ewes and wethers during the past year.
Widespread rain across NSW in the past week has come just in time for farmers in the central west and parts of the Riverina, but may be too late to salvage many crops in the north west of the state.
A dry winter across many key production areas and poor seasonal outlook to October will now create further uncertainty for the sheep and lamb market.