Lamb prices were firm to $10 cheaper at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday.
The Shearing Contractors Association of Australia has taken on the role of training the next generation of shearers, shed hands and wool classers in SA as long-time deliverer, tafeSA relinquishes the role.
Buyers of the record-priced first cross ewes the Funke family, Western Flat, say they are chasing top genetics in their stud and work on the same philosophy in their commercial flock
Phil Holmes says benchmarking is a tool many managers of highly profitable agricultural businesses find invaluable in informing and evaluating their decision-making.
Another national record was broken for first-cross ewes online last week while global uncertainty is continuing to impact the retail market.
Some wool growers may be considering a move out of the industry but those that have already made the move say there is a lot to think about.
Peak wool representative body WoolProducers Australia has been announced as one of 16 recipients of a Traceability Grant.
The federal government is being called on to suspend the need for wool growers to pay their levies and instead pay the shortfall for them.