With a total of 199 sheep penned and competition high from the three breed options, from the four studs in attendance, it was no wonder that prices and figures increased from the previous year's sale.
It is claimed the E-Kay Crop Dividers, which can be fitted to a wide range of sprayers, can reduce yield loss from wheel damage by up to 90 per cent, but he said he believed it was more than that.
While the significant investment, which consists of two 25,000t tanks, has been operating since July, an official launch was held last Wednesday with Nutrien representatives and growers from around the State celebrating on what was coincidently Global Fertiliser Day.
Under its statutory funding agreement, AWI is required to retain a level of funds as reserves to cover contracts and projects it has committed to.
Once again it was a very even and quality line-up of rams, which all displayed the rich, white wools and constitution the Angenup brand is renowned for.
This year holds special significance with the organisers of one of WA's biggest one-day agricultural shows excited to welcome visitors back after a one-year of hiatus.
Woodyarrup's loyal long-term commercial clients joined some newer faces and interstate interest at the sale, along with strong support from the State's stud and nucleus fraternity, who bid intently through to the final lot and rewarded the Dewar family with one of the strongest sale results this ram selling season.
About 70 producers and service providers gathered at Mr Rees' property earlier this month, as part of the Western Beef Association's 2021 Spring Field Day.
While pricing of local SoP fertiliser has not yet been revealed, it is expected to be particularly competitive against next year's estimated average standard-grade imported SoP CFR (cost and freight) price of US$617 a tonne ($844/t at current exchange rates) landed in Australia.