The general manager of Australia’s largest wool manufacturer claims domestic gas supply is being choked by an export-focused “cartel” after the company was slumped with a 100 per cent increase in gas costs.
WoolProducers has strengthened its commitment to foot and mouth disease preparedness on behalf of the Australian wool industry.
Lamb and sheep markets should benefit from reduced supplies and positive demand from domestic consumers during 2017 says MLA.
The wool market continued in sellers' favour despite showing some signs of topping out later in the week.
Listing their sale catalogue via the RamSelect Plus app has showcased the value of early adoption of new breeding technologies and opened new markets for the students at Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School.
Genuine price premiums which put more money in woolgrowers’ pockets are just one reason growers are being urged to join a new regionally-branded wool supply group from the Barossa.
The announcement on Thursday that the state government had approved a $17.968m Queensland Treasury Corporation loan to the Longreach Regional Council was hailed by its mayor, Ed Warren as securing the future of the district.
AS United States imports of wool clothing slumps to the lowest since 1994, International Wool Textile Organisations president Peter Ackoryd believes current economic uncertainty may provide a silver lining for Australian wool demand.
OPERATIONAL costs will be slashed by about 40 per cent if the wool auctions at Yennora, Sydney were relocated to Goulburn in NSW’s southern tablelands.
AFTER prolonged flood conditions thwarted the McCalman family of ‘Pretoria’, Warren, NSW, from transporting their 140 wool bales to store for four months, they took matters into their own hands.