Rural Press Wool News
 
Region gearing up to crush it - 24/06/19
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Sweet success in sugarcane breeding program - 24/06/19
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Yelvertoft rodeo thrills and spills - 24/06/19
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Shearing industry association boosts its influence - 22/06/19
The past six months has been described as an interesting one for the WA shearing and wool industries. Read On
 
Farmer Ken reads to the kids - 20/06/19
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Saleyard software firm Livestock Exchange sold to Armidale duo - 20/06/19
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CQ inland port construction well underway - 21/06/19
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$5 million cop out: Palaszczuk reneges on prickly acacia control - 19/06/19
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Malcolm Turnbull to list East Rossgole - 18/06/19
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Steel rails from WA on way to Cloncurry to help out flood reconstruction - 18/06/19
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Malcom Harris buys Ucharonidge - 18/06/19
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Wool market under scrutiny as end of season looms - 17/06/19
The Australian wool market continued to decline last week as price resistance overwhelmed concerns about supply. Read On
 
Richmond Field Days kicks off - 21/06/19
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Rocky Show opens with a Brahman rush - 17/06/19
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All eyes on market reaction following US GM wheat outbreak - 14/06/19
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Field of dreams as Mareeba celebrates - 24/06/19
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Greg Jones an OAM recipient - 14/06/19
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Mulesing pain relief pressure grows | Video - 13/06/19
Pressure is mounting to adopt mandatory pain relief for sheep subject to mulesing. Read On
 
Townsville floods: in photos - 21/06/19
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Saputo opens at $6.80 - 13/06/19
Saputo has announced an opening milk price of $6. Read On
 
Wellard lenders lift repayment demands after deal defaults - 13/06/19
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Prickly acacia funding goes missing - 12/06/19
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China challenging the US as our second biggest export beef market - 11/06/19
China continues to snap up Australian beef as our cattle slaughter rate hits four-year highs on the back of relentless drought. Read On
 
Low production sees wool turnover drop - 11/06/19
Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) statistics at the end of last week showed gross turnover from wool auctions at its Western Wool Centre (WWC) and Melbourne and Sydney wool centres was down $78. Read On
 
First week of parliament looms large for rural policies - 12/06/19
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Young auctioneers head to school - 11/06/19
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North west diggers need to dial - 11/06/19
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Schmidt named Towers mayor - 10/06/19
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Herbert River sugar harvest sails - 10/06/19
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ICPA conference day one - 10/06/19
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Merino Challenge attracts 161 students - 09/06/19
A two-day event brought 161 students from years 11 and 12 at secondary schools and from tertiary institutions across Australia together to test their skills and knowledge in seven Merino wool and sheep industry focused areas, including fleece, production, breeding and selection. Read On
 
Garnett appointed as youth ambassador - 09/06/19
A WA sheep breeder has being appointed as one of two youth ambassadors by WoolProducers Australia. Read On
 
DataFarming: On a mission to remove barriers to precision agriculture - 07/06/19
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New Century is gorging on zinc mine leftovers - 07/06/19
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Traceability high priority in AWI's new strategic plan - 06/06/19
Traceability will be high on the agenda in AWI's eagerly awaited new three-year strategic plan. Read On
 
Blockchain: new way to trade - 06/06/19
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SunRice boss says orchards eroding irrigation sustainability - 07/06/19
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Kidston Renewable Energy Hub fast tracked - 06/06/19
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A positive spin on wool - 05/06/19
This woman is a self-appointed mouthpiece for the wool pipeline, showcasing it from farmers, through to shearers, wool handlers, and even brokers by posting photographs and blog stories on her website, The Truth About Wool, and Instagram and Facebook pages. Read On
 
Wool store relocates to Tamworth - 05/06/19
Newcastle wool store relocates to Tamworth, saving local producers up to $15 per bale on freight. Read On
 
Coles goes direct to farmers to buy house brand milk - 05/06/19
Coles is looking for farmers to supply milk direct to its discount house brand lines. Read On
 
Regional Queensland monopoly a cash cow - 05/06/19
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AWI is backing Australian woolgrowers - 04/06/19
WOOL is back in fashion, with a resurgence of the Australian Merino wool industry resulting in strong prices for the iconic Australian fibre. Read On
 
WoolProducers announces 'Raising the Baa' participants - 04/06/19
WoolProducers announces its next generation of Raising the Baa participants. Read On
 
Wool market shrugs of negative downturn - 04/06/19
As expected the Australian wool market rebounded last week. Read On
 
Towers set for 10 terrific days - 04/06/19
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Funding for flying fox action - 04/06/19
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Tank banks replacing dams as farmers struggle through drought - 04/06/19
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A good time to be in sheep and wool - 03/06/19
The sheep market is up on last year after holding steady for the previous few years, while the wool market, despite falling away in the past month is still very strong after four years of upward price movement. Read On
 
Elation turns to despair in the north west - 03/06/19
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Joe Groves, our hero: now legend - 03/06/19
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Wool market makes strong recovery - 01/06/19
The wool market made a stark recovery this week, with stronger demand and confidence returning. Read On
 
Bale clearance rate hits 16-year low - 01/06/19
WESTERN Wool Centre (WWC) live auctions last week recorded a clearance rate of just 41 per cent, the lowest in 16 years. Read On
 
Lambition back for another year, bigger and better - 31/05/19
The event that captured the attention of the lamb industry last year is back for another year. Read On
 
Downward path continues for wool market - 31/05/19
THE Australian wool market continued its sharp downward path last week in Week 47, following on from the large losses experienced during the previous week's sales. Read On
 
Fungus to fight invasive weed - 31/05/19
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Mareeba field days on track to crack 20,000 - 31/05/19
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AWN industry team a first for National Merino Challenge - 30/05/19
Australian Wool Network sends an industry team into the National Merino Challenge. Read On
 
Sweet days, hot nights - 30/05/19
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FNQ Field Days kick off - 30/05/19
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From producer to tour guide - 30/05/19
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Charles Sturt students top National Merino Challenge - 29/05/19
From over 160 students, there could only be a handful of winners, but NSW made their presence felt winning individual and team championships. Read On
 
Lyn's our Volunteer of the Year - 29/05/19
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Drenching rain hits north-west - 29/05/19
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Restoring the north's sheep flock - 29/05/19
Sheep are emerging as a compelling option for farmers in QLD's central west region. Read On
 
Milk production fall accelerates - 28/05/19
Australian milk production continues to decline with double-digit drops recorded for the first four months of the year. Read On
 
Defence rolls in to Towers - 28/05/19
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Wool market takes another dive - 27/05/19
The Eastern Market Indicator was quoted 60 cents lower last week. Read On
 
Woodleigh a water quality winner - 27/05/19
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Wool market slips as confidence erodes - 24/05/19
Wool growers' confidence slipping as wool prices drop to their lowest in six months. Read On
 
Next generation ready to take up Merino Challenge - 24/05/19
The wool industry's next generation is set to take up the challenge this weekend. Read On
 
Operation PFAS - 05/06/19
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New index to select more disease-resistant cattle hailed a world first - 24/05/19
Angus Australia and the CSIRO have combined to develop a breeding index value to select animals with superior immune systems. Read On
 
Aurizon employee strike another hit to North Queensland, says company - 28/05/19
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AWI pairs up with David Jones to herd attention on Wool Week - 23/05/19
Australian wool and fashion industries come together to celebrate the nation's unique and iconic fibre. Read On
 
Property rights eroded by new access laws - 23/05/19
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Grower unrest mounts over wheat imports - 23/05/19
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Hort360 focus on farm data privacy - 23/05/19
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Country Road backs Australian farmers - 22/05/19
Country Road is the first Australian retailer to partner with tech company Oritain to verify traceability claims. Read On
 
Buyers extra savage on poor style wools - 22/05/19
Bruce McLeish writes about the international wool market. Read On
 
Townsville mosquito trial hailed a success - 22/05/19
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Confidence booster - 27/05/19
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Six-month shearing delivers strong clip - 21/05/19
A line of high-strength but soft to touch 70Nk/t wool was the highlight of a six-month pre-Easter shearing for Three Springs woolgrower Anthony Thomas. Read On
 
Eco-tourism opportunities abound - 21/05/19
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SRA release new cane types - 21/05/19
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Low herd numbers influence beef outlook - 21/05/19
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Growers urged to complete declarations - 20/05/19
A push is on to get WA woolgrowers to complete the national wool declaration (NWD) as buyers struggle to source sufficient wool to satisfy particular clients. Read On
 
Bananas may fuel biofutures industry - 20/05/19
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Rupert's Wundar-ful gift - 20/05/19
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Wool market takes tumble - 18/05/19
Australia's wool market takes a drastic fall dropping below 1900c per kilogram - the first time in nearly five months. Read On
 
Pressure mounts as AWI warned on board tenure - 17/05/19
AWI has been called on to act on board tenure recommendations sooner rather than later. Read On
 
Impact of dry conditions evident in market - 17/05/19
The national wool quantity reduced significantly from the previous week with 32,801 bales available to the trade, which was 10,252 bales or 23. Read On
 
Merryville stands out - 17/05/19
ADVERTISER CONTENT: The 'Merryville type' of sheep and fleece are well known throughout Australia. Read On
 
Wilburn secures spot in national finals - 17/05/19
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Cattle on feed hits a record 1.14 million head as tough season continues to bite - 17/05/19
Droughts and floods have contributed to a new record number of cattle on feed at the end of the March quarter. Read On
 
Buy/sell cattle juggle for Hawkins at Blackall - 17/05/19
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Tackle sustainability or risk being sitting ducks, cattle industry warned - 16/05/19
Senior leaders at mega cattle and beef producer, AACo, say the company is committed to being a leader in sustainable beef production. Read On
 
Majors parties' ag policy: how different are they? - 16/05/19
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New cauliflower hits supermarket shelves - 16/05/19
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