Chinese festival softens wool exports

THE looming Chinese new year (CNY) holiday period is expected to have a soft impact on the Australian wool market, while sheep meat exports are expected to continue unscathed.
THE looming Chinese new year (CNY) holiday period is expected to have a soft impact on the Australian wool market, while sheep meat exports are expected to continue unscathed.
GENETICS and a good season have combined to produce some startling wool statistics for the Dunne family, Beacon.
23 Jan 17 GENETICS and a good season have combined to produce some startling wool statistics for the Dunne family, Beacon.
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FINER micron wools led a new-year surge at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week as prices followed those of Eastern States into near record territory.
20 Jan 17 FINER micron wools led a new-year surge at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week as prices followed those of Eastern States into near record territory.
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THE investment sector's frequently frigid interest in agricultural business opportunities looks to have thawed considerably in the past year says a prominent agribusiness board director and former agri-banker.
17 Jan 17  1 THE investment sector's frequently frigid interest in agricultural business opportunities looks to have thawed considerably in the past year says a prominent agribusiness board director...
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AGENTS believe strong demand for lambs will absorb the swelling number of heavy stock hitting the market and buffer any impact on prices.
17 Jan 17 AGENTS believe strong demand for lambs will absorb the swelling number of heavy stock hitting the market and buffer any impact on prices.
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LOWER lamb production is set to ignite prices in 2017, continuing last year's trend where lamb prices gained traction on records for the fourth consecutive year.
16 Jan 17 LOWER lamb production is set to ignite prices in 2017, continuing last year's trend where lamb prices gained traction on records for the fourth consecutive year.
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ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold and as a result Landmark will host its final stand-alone Boyanup weaner sale for the season next week.
15 Jan 17 ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold and as a result Landmark will host its final stand-alone Boyanup weaner...
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IN a country where a beef breeder is so prized she sleeps in the family home and the sale of just one calf would double a family's annual income, one humble Australian charity is making big inroads in addressing poverty.
15 Jan 17 IN a country where a beef breeder is so prized she sleeps in the family home and the sale of just one calf would double a family's annual income, one humble Australian charity is making...
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POSITIVE signs indicate slow improvement with continued volatility ahead for Australia's dairy sector according to the latest industry assessment.
15 Jan 17 POSITIVE signs indicate slow improvement with continued volatility ahead for Australia's dairy sector according to the latest industry assessment.
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UNITED States market intelligence firm Tractica has painted a picture of a new agriculture paradigm involving autonomous machines.
14 Jan 17 UNITED States market intelligence firm Tractica has painted a picture of a new agriculture paradigm involving autonomous machines.
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THE growing issue of ethical fashion has shone a spotlight on the sustainability of
11 Jan 17 THE growing issue of ethical fashion has shone a spotlight on the sustainability of "fast fashion" and in turn, guiding the fashion industry down a road toward more sustainable fibre use.
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A WARNING has been issued about a significant increase to price penalties for overweight lamb carcases as
10 Jan 17 A WARNING has been issued about a significant increase to price penalties for overweight lamb carcases as "irresponsible" processor grids fail to reflect global market signals.
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A DAMNING report which reveals the failures of the country's mob-based tracing of sheep has been postponed for public release until March while industry groups grapple with the findings.
22 Dec 16 A DAMNING report which reveals the failures of the country's mob-based tracing of sheep has been postponed for public release until March while industry groups grapple with the findings.
RESURGENT demand on Thursday last week put paid to suggestions wool buyers had maxed out their credit cards in a November pre-Christmas shopping spree.
21 Dec 16 RESURGENT demand on Thursday last week put paid to suggestions wool buyers had maxed out their credit cards in a November pre-Christmas shopping spree.
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ALEX and Judy Cant, along with son Cameron and daughter-in-law Tracey, run 8000 Merino wethers at Kojonup.
20 Dec 16 ALEX and Judy Cant, along with son Cameron and daughter-in-law Tracey, run 8000 Merino wethers at Kojonup.
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AN intense week-long visit to Nepal has alerted Primaries of WA wool manager Greg Tilbrook to the potential threat Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) could pose to Australia's wool industry.
20 Dec 16 AN intense week-long visit to Nepal has alerted Primaries of WA wool manager Greg Tilbrook to the potential threat Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) could pose to Australia's wool industry.
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POSITION, position, position - the old real estate sales adage can, in a market correction, apply to selling wool as much as to selling houses.
17 Dec 16 POSITION, position, position - the old real estate sales adage can, in a market correction, apply to selling wool as much as to selling houses.
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By COURTNEY WALSH
A TRIP to Manjimup is in order because the weaners slated for next week's Landmark Manjimup Weaner Sale are looking pretty good.
The annual sale, due to get under way at 1.30pm on Tuesday, December 13, has once again attracted vendors with some of WA's top quality weaners, sure to catch the eye of a savvy buyer with some serious quality available on the back of an excellent sea
12 Dec 16 By COURTNEY WALSH A TRIP to Manjimup is in order because the weaners slated for next week's Landmark Manjimup Weaner Sale are looking pretty good. The annual sale, due to get under way...
FINER micron Merino wool prices have delivered an early Christmas present for wool growers.
30 Nov 16 FINER micron Merino wool prices have delivered an early Christmas present for wool growers.
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THE annual Wychwood Suffolk Ram Sale held on-property in Margaret River each November might be a late fixture in the ram-selling season but it never holds back buyers from returning to secure quality genetics each year.
30 Nov 16 THE annual Wychwood Suffolk Ram Sale held on-property in Margaret River each November might be a late fixture in the ram-selling season but it never holds back buyers from returning to...
WITH not many more opportunities left to buy young ewes this season, stock agents and sheep producers pushed prices at last Friday's Elders Kojonup Special Ewe Sale to soaring new heights.
30 Nov 16 WITH not many more opportunities left to buy young ewes this season, stock agents and sheep producers pushed prices at last Friday's Elders Kojonup Special Ewe Sale to soaring new heights.

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Ho hum.... very few of these "investors" actually understand the true value of a well managed
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People need to get their facts straight before they make a story like this. This fire was
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I have worked as a shearer for 50 + Years many sheds just the same as when I first
LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once giant AWB wheat export single desk monopoly, by relentlessly prosecuting an impenetrable argument that applied fierce dedication to objective evidence and free enterprise principles.
Leon was born to Frank and Doreen Bradley on October 11, 194921 Jan 17 LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that...
ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime' levels still has a fair amount of strength.
20 Jan 17 ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime'...