The Northern Region wool auction broke through a perceived price barrier yesterday to help set a new national record with the Australian the Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) soaring to 1439 cents a kilogram (clean).
Livestock SA is calling on the Federal government to support a new national Q fever management program after the number of cases of the disease more than doubled in the past year.
THE Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has received just five complaints about Meat and Livestock Australia’s controversial Australia day lamb campaign which has cracked new records with more than 7.2 million views in four days.
The Australian wool market has set a new national record with the Eastern Market Indicator soaring to 1431 cents a kilogram clean.
AWEX’s eastern wool market indicator has hit near record levels - only 3c below the all time high set in 2016.
While wool production is forecast to escalate 2.2 per cent to 332 million kilograms greasy wool in 2016-17, the Australian sheep flock is set to continue to decline.
The growing issue of ethical fashion has shone a spotlight on the sustainability of “fast fashion” and in turn, guiding the fashion industry down a road toward more sustainable fibre use.