AWTA volumes – are stocks going to be a problem for the wool industry?

Wool bales

AWTA core test volume finished the 2019-2020 season down by 7.4% in farm bale terms, closer to 8% in clean weight terms. Given the run of recent seasons, this is a reasonable result. This article takes a look at the full season change in volumes by category and finishes by putting the increase in farmer […]

Lamb trends not like last year

Sheep flock in paddock

There is plenty of seasonality in lamb markets, but it doesn’t always show up. This year plenty of lambs have been booked up for July in anticipation of tight supply and higher prices, and it now seems there are more lambs than kill space. Figure 1 shows just how far lamb slaughter has been cut […]