Australian Wool Innovation is attempting a backflip on its relationship with rural media.
OUTSIDER Don Macdonald has secured a seat at the Australian Wool Innovation board table, despite failing to receive the influential endorsement of chairman Wal Merriman.
OLDER ewes were in demand at the second Crystal Brook market on Wednesday, with strong competition coming from restockers, feeders and trade buyers across the state.
A NATIONAL price record for first-cross ewes was set at Naracoorte last week and interstate sale results are boding well for further records to tumble this Thursday.
Wool growing heavyweights, TA Field Estates and Paraway Pastoral, will make their presence felt at this year’s Australian Wool Innovation AGM.
AS record breaking wool prices flush supply out of storage, Australia’s bullish wool market remains a long way from the famous 1950s where wool was worth a pound for a pound.
South Australia’s Allan Piggott, Moorlands, is the captain of the nation’s new peak sheep body which has undergone a major overhaul.