THE Christmas celebrations have come early for wool producers who sold golden fleeces during the last week of wool auctions for 2017.
Sheep Producers Australia CEO Dr Kat Giles says leadership is the key to success in the sheep industry.
Geoff, Cameron and Simon Wood from Uralla have won this year's Vitale Barberis Canonico Award for Wool Excellence.
Imports have flooded pork product leading up to Christmas drowning any price spike local pig breeders normally expect in this festive season.
Falls of up to 70mm on the south western side of Walgett are reigniting the flame of hope that was almost extinguished for croppers and graziers after a very long, dry spell.
Despite a reasonably large offering of more than 49,000 bales the market managed to bounce back into positive territory this week.
Glen Innes is fast becoming renowned as a premier dog selling destination fetching record average prices for its sixth annual sale.