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Australian Wool Production Higher

The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee forecasts that Australian shorn wool production in 2016/17 will reach 339 mkg greasy. This 4.3% increase from 2015/16 is largely the result of excellent seasonal conditions in many areas resulting in higher fleece weights.

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FAWO Launches Australian Wool Industry Medal

FAWO Announces New Industry Initiative

The Federation of Australian Wool Organisations Inc. (FAWO) has announced the launch of the Australian Wool Industry Medal to recognise men and women who have made an exceptional and sustained contribution to the Australian wool industry. The award was announced by the FAWO Chairman, Robert Ryan OAM, at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on 7 April 2017.

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Key Test Data Summary for February 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for February 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+8.4%, +5.2% and +4.9% respectively.

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Key Test Data Summary for March 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for March 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+16.4%, +14.2% and +14.2% respectively.

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Key Test Data Summary for January 2017

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for January 2017 compared with the same period last season are:
+8.9%, +9.3% and +9.9% respectively.

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