MLA managing director, Jason Strong, says high lamb prices are likely to reduce domestic lamb consumption but producers shouldn't be "scared".
The Miller family's Glenpaen stud shut out the opposition in the battle for major Merino honours at this year's Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
Studs from all over Australia were in the prizes during the first day of the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo.
WA Merino wool needs its own brand to capitalise on market potential and to boost grower returns by eliminating a traditional price discount, local wool industry doyen Peter Scanlan has declared.
Supporting rural families in need was the focus of a generous charity wool auction at the Western Wool Centre last week, when 17 bales of wool were sold for $31,219.
Bendigo's Catherine McAuley College students are busy preparing their Polwarth stud sheep for this year's Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
Eyes will be on Bendigo as the Australian Sheep & Wool Show's Merino ram sale kicks off the ram selling season and sets the precedent for a busy period ahead.
Wool prices continued to recover at a Western Wool Centre (WWC) one-day sale last week, after the slump that ended the previous season, before live wool auctions went into an annual three-week recess.