The trip from Arimdale to Charleville was well worth it for Chris Clonan, Alfoxton stud at the State Sheep Show.
Drug and alcohol testing in shearing sheds has been proposed in an effort to tackle widespread reports of methamphetamine, or 'ice', abuse in the Australian wool industry.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) will announce its intentions to support a digital Wool Exchange Portal (WEP) to buy and sell wool within the fortnight.
It wasn't just the broad ribbons that were putting a smile on Will Roberts, Victoria Downs face at the State Sheep Show.
Superfine Merino wools continue to be in demand with the few best style lots offered rising in price despite the wool market generally drifting lower.
GLOBAL retailers have tapped into a new chain of custody for the Australian wool industry, which is set to process 500 tonne of wool under a new initiative between Australian Merino Exports and Roberts Limited.