Younger Merino breeding ewes were in demand and attracted plenty of attention from competitive buyers at the Jamestown store sale on Thursday last week and helped pushed the sale’s top price to $200.
A PASSION for the sheep industry shone through for third-year university student Emily Webb Ware, who was selected as the highest achiever in the senior class for the SA Sheep Expo.
While returns for sheep are good, there are increasing costs particularly associated with the poor 2017 season in some areas, and the extra need for supplementary feed.
Aspiring female leaders with an interest in agriculture are urged to apply for the Diversity in Agriculture Leadership program that offers one-on-one mentoring and professional development opportunities.
Australian agricultural industry groups are bracing for attacks from animal activists globally following the recent release of an explosive documentary which claims to “expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture”.
Merino wool from Upper South East property, Kelvale, could soon be identified on top international fashion labels.