Phil Holmes says benchmarking is a tool many managers of highly profitable agricultural businesses find invaluable in informing and evaluating their decision-making.
Another national record was broken for first-cross ewes online last week while global uncertainty is continuing to impact the retail market.
Some wool growers may be considering a move out of the industry but those that have already made the move say there is a lot to think about.
The positive seasonal conditions outweigh the current COVID-19 inspired uncertainty in most ag commodities according to Rural Bank.
BASED at Woolumbool, north of Lucindale in SA's south east, Phil Clothier has been breeding Poll Dorsets since 1975 and White Suffolks since 1987, saying he had always aimed to breed rams which performed in the paddock, not just in a showring.