The live sheep export trade seems to have sailed into calmer waters after exports rose slightly last year.
This year's Australian White Suffolk Association national conference will be held in Tasmania early next month.
Last week's welcome but patchy rains has stemmed the flow of sheep and lambs into major saleyards and pushed up prices.
Greg Hayes says the family tradition of running Merinos on the family farm in South Australia's Mid North is a proven recipe for success.
Angus McDonald's funeral service will be held at St Carthage's Catholic Church, Trangie at 10.30am Monday, January 20.
Researchers at the UK's University of Nottingham have developed smart technology to provide early warning of footrot in sheep flocks.
China's hunger for Australia sheepmeat has driven total exports up by four per cent last year to 465,351 tonnes.
Major selling centres reported dearer prices across many lines of lamb and mutton lines as promise of rain boosts feeder demand.