SOUTH Australian Merino breeder Sydney Lawrie has been announced as chair of the 2018 WoolPoll panel.
ELDERS Wycheproof has wrapped up its 2017 monthly markets with a solid result on Merino sheep, while crossbred ewe buyers were noticeably selective with their purchases.
The head of the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has flagged closer links with other agricultural manufacturers, on what its chief executive has called “burning platform issues”.
Merino ewes have made a lip-quivering $300 head on two occasions during an on-farm flock dispersal auction near Corowa in the southern Riverina of NSW.
WOOLGROWER shareholders have complained of missing ballot papers following a close contest for AWI's board election.
Following its high successful Firstcross ewe sale Corowa agents will conduct on Thursday its final store sale for 2017 with 7000 Merino and Crossbred ewes and 1500 mixed sex lambs listed.
Soggy conditions experienced during the Edenhope first-cross wether lamb sale failed to deter the market’s repeat processor, feeder and backgrounder bidders on Thursday.
South Australia’s Allan Piggott, Moorlands, is the captain of the nation’s new peak sheep body which has undergone a major overhaul.