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Weekly Wool Market Report 22/06/2017

Week 51: 22/06/2017 The AWEX EMI closed on 1,533c adding 27c this week at auction sales in Australia.  The smallest offering for the year (22,298 bales) went under the hammer in Sydney and Melbourne with great support across the entire range of types and breeds ... Read More

Customer Service, Sales & Admin Support (Maternity Leave Contract)

Moses & Son is an independent family owned & operated business. We are invested in sheep and wool, with a focus on growth of the industry and maximising enterprise profitability through best practise management and technology. We are seeking a motivated individual to join our ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Report – 08/06/2017

Week 49: 08/06/2017  The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1478c - eventually delivering a 6c rise at auction sales this week. With a meagre 24,018 bales offered in Sydney and Melbourne, the market opened with buyers and sellers finding it difficult to agree on ... Read More

Merino Lifetime Productivity Update

Described as one of the largest and longest  Merino projects in the country, the Merino Lifetime Productivity (MLP) project recently opened its doors to industry at three of its five sites. Read more ... Read More

Weekly Market Report 01/06/2017

Week 48: 01/06/2017 The AWEX EMI closed on 1472c, down 23c for the week in auction sales in Australia. This was the fourth week in a row where the AWEX EMI has lost ground - which now totals aggregate losses of about 5% from the ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 25/05/2017

Week 47: 25/05/2017 The AWEX EMI closed down 27c at auction sales in Australia this week closing on 1495c for the week. Interestingly the national offering of just over 34,000 comprised of 10% of wool that had previously been passed in. The opening day of ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Report 18/05/2017

Week 46: 18/05/2017 The AWEX EMI closed down 12c at auction sales in Australia this week. The EMI closed the week on 1522c, however the EMI expressed in USD posting an 8c rise. In what was anticipated as a delicate market environment after a poor ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 11/05/2017

Week 45: 11/05/2017 The AWEX EMI posted a fall of 10c, closing the week on 1534c at auction sales in Australia this week. With 38,000 bales offered the market opened positively with buyer confidence high and prices posting 5 to 10c for the day, resulting ... Read More

Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge Measures Up

An event that Moses & Son proudly supports and contributes towards - the annual Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge - has sourced us with a generalised assumption, "Nearly $50 of profit can separate the highest and lowest performing Merino wethers". Read more by clicking on ... Read More

Market Commentary 04/05/2017

Week 44; 04/05/2017  The AWEX EMI posted a 43c rise at auction sales in Australia this week. The market greeted the smaller quantity (38,292 bales) on offer with notable urgency closing on 1544c, just 7c under the record high EMI set on the 23rd March ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 27/04/2017

Wk 43 27/04/2017 The AWEX EMI dipped 11c, closing the week on 1,501c as auction sales resumed after the Easter holiday recess. From an early estimate of 58,000 bales only 52,189 bales went under the hammer on the back of a bullish closing market sailing ... Read More

10 Reasons to Shop Local

We’ve all seen the decal in the store window, the locally inspired restaurant menu, the sign at the farmers’ market, and various campaigns encouraging us to “buy local” in an effort to support local business, and to keep our communities strong and vibrant. The obvious ... Read More

2017 NMC – Melbourne | Saturday, 27 & Sunday, 28 May

The NMC is an Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) initiative designed to allow young people to engage with the Merino industry by developing their knowledge, skills and networks, and involves presentations and demonstrations from industry professionals. Students participate in seven ‘mini-challenges’ over two days, testing their ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 13/04/2017

Wk 41 12/04/2017  The AWEX EMI rebounded by a solid 53c, closing the week on 1512c. The continuation of last weeks “closing day”, a glimmer of hope certainly followed through in the hallmark Sydney Royal Easter Show sale, proving to be another successful outing. Due ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 06/04/2017

Wk 40 06/04/2017 THE AWEX EMI fell 43c at auction sales in Australia this week. The EMI, now on 1459c has fallen 87c (-5.6%) over the past two weeks - from the record high 1546c - and whilst the early part of the sale week ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 30/03/2017

Wk 39 30/03/2017 The AWEX EMI fell 44c to close out the week on 1,502c ending the 8-week string of straight rises! The superfine merino MPG's fell up to 130c but the fine and fine medium lost approximately 70c for the week! In the words ... Read More

Weekly Market Commentary – 23/03/2017

Wk 38 23/03/2017  The AWEX EMI closed on 1546c at auction sales in Australia this week. The headline “no change in the AWEX EMI”, does not really describe the different market forces at play on the micron price guides over the week. There is no ... Read More

Weekly Market Commentary 16/03/2017

Wk 37 16/03/2017 The AWEX EMI added 26c pushing into new EMI highs at Auction Sales in Australia this week. The EMI now sits at 1546, continuing the frantic buyer activity on the superfine lots on offer. It seems that the finer the micron, the ... Read More

Weekly Market Commentary 09/03/2017

Wk 36 09/03/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1522c, adding 22c for the week. In what seems like a tentative opening compared to the previous weeks, the market opened slightly flat on the medium Merino categories, whilst the fine and superfine lots attracted better ... Read More

Merino Lifetime Productivity Project – Inspection & Field Day 15/03/2017

Come hear the latest update on the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project. Followed by Sheep handling equipment demonstrations and the new purpose built Arrow Sheep yards fitted out with the Peak Handler, Auto-drafter and Immobiliser. Print Friendly Flyer (PDF) ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 2/03/2017

Wk 35 02/03/2017. The AWEX EMI sky-rocketed up 51c to close on 1500c, reaching new all-time heights at auction sales in Australia this week. The 40,626 bale offering was keenly pursued by a wide range of buyers seemingly in a frenzy to purchase all types ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 23/02/2017

Wk 34 23/02/2017. The AWEX EMI continued to appreciate, rising 9c at auction sales in Australia this week. The EMI now rests on 1449c, with the 5.6% passed in rate a great indicator of the strength of the market. The Merino fleece 18-20 micron categories ... Read More

We are Back on the Sheep’s Back

Why sheep deserve a bigger piece of the land pie! With sheep and wool prices continuing to rise, low risk production and costs, are you sure you have the right enterprise mix? Presenters: Geoff Duddy, Sheep Solutions – Presentation Slides: Compare the Pair - Geoff Duddy, ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 16/02/2017

Wk 33 16/02/2017. The AWEX EMI inched 3c higher in sales held in Australia this week. Closing the week on 1440c the EMI experienced a solid week, with slight increases in the superfine categories, a slight reduction in the fine category and a slightly cheaper ... Read More

Pasture Pre-Season Workshops

Forward planning for your paddocks. For an enlarged version of the flyer, please click here ... Read More