Whilst science and technology is being embraced with open arms in most cropping enterprises the uptake of science and technology in the Merino industry is often not supported, and therefore has a relatively low adoption rate. But for merino genetic consultant Craig Wilson, using the latest...

A two-year Merino Challenge which benchmarks genetics to assess the wool and meat productivity differences of 32 different Merino bloodlines has released preliminary results this week. The Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge 2012-2014 is Australia’s largest commercial evaluation of merino genetics, designed to facilitate the genetic...