Genuine price premiums which put more money in woolgrowers’ pockets are just one reason growers are being urged to join a new regionally-branded wool supply group from the Barossa.
The announcement on Thursday that the state government had approved a $17.968m Queensland Treasury Corporation loan to the Longreach Regional Council was hailed by its mayor, Ed Warren as securing the future of the district.
The latest NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) report on sheep enterprise gross margins has delivered good news with gains across the industry.
AFTER prolonged flood conditions thwarted the McCalman family of ‘Pretoria’, Warren, NSW, from transporting their 140 wool bales to store for four months, they took matters into their own hands.
Merino young ewes made to a Victorian selling season high of $244 a head on Friday when Elders Wycheproof conducted its largest sale for more than two years.
Lobby groups have welcomed State government backing to implement the WA Wild Dog Action Plan for 2016-2021.
A huge surge in buyer interest during the past week has resulted in the Northern Market Indicator jumping 59 cents a kilogram to finish the week on 1418c/kg.
Information sessions are being conducted across Victoria to reveal further details to producers about the impending mandatory electronic tagging of sheep and goat.
The reputation of the Yass district as a source of well-bred store lambs was proved on Tuesday when the 4th annual circuit sale conducted by Butt Livestock and Property, Yass, saw 16,360 lambs sold for a complete clearance and average $101.81 with a top price of $152.
Presentations were made at the Greendale Merinos, Cooma ram sale for the 2016 Cecil Brown Scholarship by Mark McGufficke, Greendale Merinos, and Sam Green, Elders, Cooma, manager.