WA stock flock to eastern states to bridge gap

Supply and demand, and turnarounds in seasonal conditions, are driving the movement of stock from Western Australia to the eastern states.   Geoff Rice of AWN Langlands Hanlon in Parkes said after years of drought, producers are understocked but have been challenged in coming to grips with the current value…

MJ Bale Sheep Merino Ewes Wethers Quest to produce world’s first carbon neutral fleece End of day – SFB Dispensing unit - Western Riverina NSW July 2020

Quest to produce world’s first carbon neutral fleece

AWN client and Tasmanian superfine wool grower, Simon Cameron, is pioneering a trial which may result in the world’s first carbon neutral fleece. For the wool grower, there are two drivers. Firstly, acknowledgement of the need for all businesses to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and, secondly, the need to…