The Australian wool market is in danger of becoming a casualty of the US-China trade war.
Chick Olsson, the man who helped save mulesing, is once again standing for the board of Australian Wool Innovation.
Elders' WA commercial sheep manager Dean Hubbard has been appointed State manager of its wool division.
A SIGNIFICANT increase in the number of wool bales tested last month was a positive signal to WA's wool market before the resumption of live wool auctions this week.
Trade tensions between China and the US impacted on wool prices during the first sale after the winter selling break.
The Wright family from Charra, South Australia, are passionate about the wool quality of their Merino flock.
The two peak national sheep and wool grower bodies are making a concerted push for mandatory pain relief during mulesing.