AASMB Board Positions

VOLUNTEER DIRECTORS The Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders Limited (AASMB) is looking Australia wide for volunteer directors to join the Board. THE ORGANISATION AASMB is the peak body for Merino breeders in Australia, providing breed standards, national flock registry, advocacy and promotion for the Industry. Vision:  The Australian Merino is…

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Young Judges – Merino Sheep & Fleece Quick Guides

These Quick Guides will help young judges along their way. Judging competitions provides the opportunity to develop lifelong skills in visually assessing fleeces and sheep, networking and public speaking. These skills not only develop a better understanding of the Merino sheep and the wool industry, they also enable young people…

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Australian Sheep & Wool Show – Supporting the Merino Industry

A terrific few days was had by all at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.  Thank you in particular to the Australian Stud Sheepbreeders Association and all the sponsors that make this event happen. From the Australian Stud Merino Breeders  perspective, AASMB would also like to thank…

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Merino Sale – This Sunday 17 July

Australian Merinos/Poll Merinos for sale by auction at the Bendigo Showgrounds this Sunday, 17 July, 1pm EST. Download the catalogue 2022 Merino Sale Aust Sheep and Wool Show View auction details https://auctionsplus.com.au/auctions/sheep/australian-sheep-and-wool-show-merino-ram-sale/98551  …

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Lessons learnt from using posts and wire to curb wild dogs

Lamb survival rates have jumped from 30 to 100 per cent thanks to wild dog exclusion fencing on one western Queensland sheep station. Lamb mortality and lice treatment is down in the Banks family flock post exclusion fencing on their Blackall station. Media Release from NWDAP –…

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Help make the EU’s new labelling system account for key environmental impacts

The EU plans to shift to a climate-neutral, circular economy, where products are designed to be more durable, reusable, repairable, recyclable, and energy-efficient. As part of these efforts, the European Commission is planning to introduce new sustainability labelling for clothing. This aims to empower consumers when making purchasing decisions and…

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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.

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