Rural Press News
Return to Merino pays off at Beacon - 19/10/18
Jeff Munns, Beacon, has done what many a former mixed farmer turned cropper wishes they could do too because of high wool prices over the past 12 months.
Forecast is for wool to remain buoyant - 18/10/18
Wool yields are down about 2.
Sharp fall for Australian wool prices - 17/10/18
As Australian wool prices experience a sharp fall in recent weeks, wool exports take a tumble on the back of the nation’s supply drought.
Hillcroft Farms UltraWhite tops $6600 - 18/10/18
Buyers from near and far descended on the annual on-property Hillcroft Farms UltraWhite ram sale at Popanyinning last week where the average price paid per ram was set at a value more typical of Merino sales than terminal sire sales this season.
Angenup Merino sells to $6200 top - 16/10/18
This year’s Angenup on-property ram sale met all expectations with a quality line-up of 250 Merino and Poll Merino rams selling to a 100 per cent clearance at a $2656 average.
Warning that exports must upgrade - 16/10/18
Australia must become far more skilled at processing farm products before they leave our shores because factories in Asia won’t keep doing the “dirty work” for much longer, warns prominent meat and grain exporter, Roger Fletcher.