The highest ever amount in the National Fleece Competition’s 18-year history has been donated to charity.
Women in Australia’s agriculture industry are earning on average almost $25,000 less each year than their male counterparts.
Charities donating fodder to drought-affected farmers are sourcing the majority of their stock from southern Australia.
A fleece described as “exceptional” has taken out the Elders Southern Clip of the Year Awards 2017/18.
Medium wool was the fleece type of choice on the backs of both supreme exhibits in the Merino judging at Sheepvention in Hamilton.
Roseville Park Merino stud has taken out the pen of five competition at Sheepvention in Hamilton.
Jason Wingfield has taken out the shearers competition at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show for the 18th time in 21 years.
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