Time to cast your vote for wool’s future

Voting for WoolPoll 2021 is open! WoolPoll is open to ALL woolgrowers … Merino producers, mixed farmers or those who only run sheep as seasons allow. If you’ve paid at least $100 in wool levies over the last three years, you’re eligible to vote in WoolPoll…

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Natural Fibre Leaders: There’s something in the water at Dirranbandi

The men are near neighbours and don’t mind catching up at the Dirranbandi pub to talk about the excellent season, which has the region’s cotton and wool production bouncing back after years of crippling drought. https://cottonaustralia.com.au/news/natural-fibre-leaders-theres-something-in-the-water-at-dirranbandi Story by: Sally Rigney (Cotton Australia) Images : …

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Breeding Leadership 2022 – Applications Now Open

If you are passionate about your industry and want to develop your skills to make a difference in the future, this course is for you! More information here: GD4257 Breeding Leadership 2022 intake Flyer-2 (1) Register your interest here:  https://www.wool.com/people/education-and-leadership/breeding-leadership/  …

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Merinos Paying for Crops

An Australian Merino Lamb Trial has successfully proven extensive profits can be made while lowering production risks just by introducing the Australian Merino to a cropping enterprise. Read the full story here >> This story was published by the Australian Community Media.

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Trust in Australian Wool Handbook

This handbook has been created to further strengthen trust among the consumers who drive demand for Australian wool. It contains information on sheep health, welfare and biosecurity practices, as well as the exceptional sustainability and traceability processes that support the Australian wool industry. Find out more at www.trustinaustralianwool.com.au…

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Queenslanders leading world and national Merino bodies

Queensland may have the lowest sheep flock of any of the Australian states – the AWI estimates 1.9 million, of all breeds, as opposed the the 22.9m in NSW – but the state is punching above its weight in the top-level representation stakes. Read more here >>…

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Merino Resilience – Opportunities from Adversity

THE year 2020 has thrown up many challenges for farmers – fire, drought, floods, a pandemic, but with adversity comes opportunity and this year there have been plenty of the latter for Merino producers. The challenging year has highlighted the resilience of the breed with meat markets solid throughout…

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Merino Success Story – Josie and Henry Dunbabin

  CASE STUDY: Tasmania Subject: Josie & Henry Dunbabin Location: Cranbrook,Tasmania Property size: 2400 hectares (leased) Average annual rainfall: 550mm (long term) Why Merinos? My top three reasons 1. Well-suited to environment 2. Low maintenance & low cost3. Profitability…

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Tasmanian Ram Sale – Sat 5 Dec 2020

Stud Merino Breeders Association of Tasmania 5th Annual Campbell Town Merino Ram Sale Saturday 5th December 2020 at 1PM Offering rams from Berriedale, Camelford, Invercarron, Plassey, Rockford, Sally Peak, Trefusis, Weedington Sheep Pavilion Campbell Town Showgrounds. Viewing…

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MLP Project Snippets

The MLP project is progressing through its data collection as the project tracks 5,500 ewes across their lifetime for wool, carcase and reproduction results. Below are details on where to hear the latest results and how to stay in touch with the project:…

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Rabobank National Merino Sheep Show & Ram Sale – Dubbo

The Rabobank National Merino Sheep Show and Ram Sale, Dubbo, is the most prestigious Merino show in the country. It draws exhibitors and buyers from across Australia and overseas. Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th August 2020 – Dubbo Showgrounds New condensed 2-day format – Ram Sale interfaced with AuctionsPlus –…

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WoolPoll Review

  Australia’s world-leading agricultural R&D and marketing system is a partnership between government and industry. WoolPoll is a key part of this for your industry.

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Adelaide Ram Sale

The 2020 Adelaide Ram Sale remains scheduled for Friday, 11 September 2020.  Despite cancellation of the Royal Adelaide Show, the Adelaide Ram Sale plans are progressing as normal.

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Victorian Stud Merino & Poll Merino Online Ram Sale

The Victorian Stud Merino Sheepbreeders Association invite you to be a part of the Victorian Stud Merino & Poll Merino Ram (Bendigo) Online Sale (normally known as the Australian Sheep & Wool Show Merino Ram Sale Bendigo) which will be held via AuctionsPlus on Friday 17th July 2020. Involvement in…

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