Ten central west producer groups are hoping it will be a case of second time lucky as they await news of the latest successful applicants of the Remote Area Planning and Development Board-administered cluster fencing program.
PRICES continue to float in record territory as the unquenchable appetite for superfine wool forces the Australian Wool Exchange’s Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) to 1440 cents a kilogram, 12 per cent higher than year-ago levels.
THE extreme shift in weather conditions from mild to scorching temperatures has caused a spike in summer pneumonia in sheep, as veterinarians warn producers of the consequences of nutrition loss.
SHEEP and wool producers are staring down the barrel of having two different technologies imposed on them as the Victorian government “whitewashes” alarms about the enforcement of an inferior electronic identification system.
ON the back of extraordinary lamb and sheep meat prices, Merino wethers are becoming an unlikely hero in producers’ enterprises.
Dorothy Mackellar's axiom of a land of droughts and flooding rains has been epitomised by weather this week.
Arrests have been made in relation to an ongoing six month investigation involving stock related offences.
THE Australian wool industry’s reputation is under threat with deteriorating clip preparation standards increasing according to some wool exporters.