There will be no change to the National Wool Declaration form.
The 36,617 eligible Graziers’ Investment Company shareholders, accounting for more than two million shares, were distributed their respective investments last Friday.
Handpieces and brooms replaced text books and computers as youngsters aged 12 to 27 tested their woolshed skills at a Brookton sheep farm last week.
“A week’s price loss of 5.5% is never good,” Australian Wool Innovation trade consultant Scott Carmody says.
The Eastern Market Indicator closed 41¢, or 2.6 per cent down last Thursday at 1521¢/kg clean, in the wake of growing global concerns surrounding the viral disease.
The Tilba Tilba fleece was judged grand champion from 140 entries after placing first in the one-fleece rams’ wool superfine class.
Scanlan Wools director and trading manager Steve Noa said he decided to mix it up this year using variant wool fabrics.
Gun shearer Luke Harding sheared 10 sheep in 14 minutes and 28 seconds and won a hard-hitting contest against Richard Sturis and Callum O’Brien to take out the Clean Shear title.
“We have good contacts throughout the supply chain keeping us informed.”
“The replacement system, however, is not bullet-proof and would still be prone to attack.”
Bob Garnant and Zach Relph
“Sales will commence today in all three regions — Fremantle, Melbourne (and) Sydney.”
“We are looking to get wool to market in the most efficient way possible.”
Wednesday and Thursday’s auctions at the Bibra Lake-based Western Wool Centre were cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack on the Australian Wool Exchange’s software supplier Talman.
Scanlan Wools director Steve Noa said the designs, created by North Metropolitan TAFE fashion students, would include double cloth fabrics, fake fur, fake alpaca and wool cashmere blends.
“It will make another strong contribution to realising the McGowan Government’s vision of permanent Aboriginal-focused shearing training hubs in regional WA.”
Diezel Barlow is no stranger to shearing sheds, having spent time in them since he was a child.
Always busy, always smiling, members of many Country Women’s Association of WA branches are an integral part of the annual Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama.
The Wagin Showgrounds will burst to life on March 6 and 7 for the 48th annual Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama.
Incoming Young Judges Championships steward David Lange has been learning from current steward Bryan Kilpatrick, and plans to take on the role next year.
Like many ambassadors before them, the stars of this year’s event Kelly Gorter and Peter Rundle are proud to be part of the 48th annual Wagin Woolorama.
Few would appreciate how much work goes on behind the scenes to make the Wagin Woolorama event run like clockwork each year.
“As a result, the proportion of both CM and NM declared wool was noticeably higher this season.”
“Wool markets continued to surprise with solid results arising from (last) week’s Australian wool auctions.”
“Together, and with Laurie’s experience, our goal is to offer woolgrowers the best price in the trade.”
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