AUSTRALIAN farmers are incredibly good at their jobs, but one thing many farmers aren’t too familiar with is the photo-sharing social media platform, Instagram.
STUDS in Victoria’s Loddon Valley held open days to show potential and existing clients their flocks, during the annual Loddon Valley Field Day.
LOCAL farmers attended a woolgrower evening in Goornong on Monday night, where they heard presentations about wool testing and marketing their clip.
A DONATION of $13,160 has been made to the Helimed Ambulance Auxiliary, thanks to the support of wool buyers and Gippsland woolgrowers.
GROWING up on her family’s farm in Marnoo inspired a career in agriculture for Shannon Crowe, who is about to hit her five-year anniversary as Landmark Dalgety Wool show-floor coordinator.
New and repeat buyers bid eagerly for Merino ewes at the Salt Creek Merino annual production held at Woorndoo, Vic on Thursday.
Spiralling crossbred ewe prices continued their impressive run on Friday when a further six sales drew bids above $300, topping at $326 ahead during Ballarat’s annual ewe sale.
A DISPLAY has been opened up at the Melbourne Wool Selling Centre to celebrate the history of wool broking in Australia.
HE MAY have just endured his driest ever winter on record, and consequently running out of feed, but a Swifts Creek farmer said things aren’t all “doom and gloom”.
THE Spielvogel family has been growing ultrafine wool for 100 years, and were recently rewarded for their efforts, selling two bales at 4000c/kg.