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.
Numbers declined with producers preparing for the upcoming harvest of winter crops but quality lines were in demand.
Australian Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman significant power in deciding who is elected to the board has triggered woolgrower unease, resulting in a desperate pitch from the industry’s chief.
Australian Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman has rejected allegations the industry group was not spending enough money on genetic evaluation due to his perceived conflict of interest.
Crossbred young ewe prices surged to a mouth-watering $314 a head at Corowa, NSW sale yards on Thursday.