Australian Wool Innovation has been accused of exploiting loopholes in the industry’s constitution amid revelations of excessive professional development spending.
While demand for first-cross young ewes, aged one to one-and-a-half years, topped at a sale high $304 a head at the Edenhope annual ewe sale on Thursday, it was the competition applied to ewe lambs that epitomized the perfect buying storm.
CAMPAIGNS to disrupt the power-block on the Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) board are underway as the industry group’s voluntary gag placed on the mulesing debate is removed.
THE BAR was set high, but bidders were up to the challenge, when crossbred one-and-a-half-year-old ewes made a record $318/head at Bendigo’s premier exclusive breeders crossbred sheep sale on Wednesday.
Lamb yardings have spiked 21 per cent nationally to record levels this spring, as high slaughter numbers indicate tight times ahead for supply.
AN exclusive long-term contract has whet the appetite of a European fabric makers who is turning to Australian superfine woolgrowers to feed the growing luxury demand.
AUSTRALIA’S wool export industry has weighed-in on the Australia Wool Innovation saga, criticising the industry group for claiming responsibility for current wool prices.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced producer representative nominees to fill three positions on the Board Selection Committee.