Fox & Lillie News

Keep up with news from Australian wool brokers and sheep wool buyers Fox & Lillie Rural.

Ethical, Sustainable, Profitable wool production wins two Premier’s Sustainability Awards

The Finnegan family wool-producing farm, Kia Ora, has won the Small and Medium Enterprises category Award and the Premier’s Regional Recognition Award in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their cross-operational commitment to sustainability. E.S.P. or Ethical, Sustainable, Profitable wool production is now a feature of the farm, just north of Warrnambool. The Finnigans...
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Wedderburn Shearing School

Wedderburn Community House in partnership with Fox & Lillie Rural, Shearer & Wool Handlers Inc. and the local branch of the VFF, present Wedderburn Shearing School 2019. Taking place in September/October 2019, Wedderburn Shearing School hosts 12 students over two weeks for intense training in shearing and wool handling. At the completion of their course,...
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Australian wool prices under big pressure

The price of wool is falling steeply as China’s textile industry feels the fallout from the trade war with the United States, and European economies weaken. with industry leaders bracing for worse to come. Australian wool prices are back to 2016 levels with growers withdrawing bales from auctions after more price falls last week linked...
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Young wool growers awarded Fox & Lillie Rural’s student scholarships

Amy Jackson and Amy Pilgrim were awarded Fox & Lillie Rural’s 2018/2019 scholarships, aimed at providing Longerenong Agriculture College students with financial assistance towards their tuition fees. Fox & Lillie has been awarding student scholarships at Longerenong College since 2016, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to the industry. The two-year $5,000 scholarships provide...
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Shearing Shed Safety, Design & Preparation Workshop, Wellington

Fox & Lillie Rural are pleased to invite you to catch up on all the latest in shearing shed innovation and safety advancements. Date: Friday 6th September 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:00pm  Location: ‘Ringwood’, 115 Ringwood Road, Wellington NSW From Wellington take Parkes Road, turn right onto Suntop Road and follow for 3km, take another...
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Fox & Lillie investigates forward wool supply contracts

Fox & Lillie Rural hosted their Sheepvention breakfast seminar on Monday 5th August, presenting on various topics influencing the current wool market. These topics included the continued pressure stemming from the China-US trade war and the increasing interest in developing long term wool supply contracts which would give growers certainty on pricing, and wool buyers...
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Shearing Shed Safety, Design and Preparation Workshop, Urangeline NSW

Fox & Lillie Rural in conjunction with Australian Wool Innovation invite you to the a Shearing Shed Safety, Design and Preparation Workshop in Urangeline, NSW. This is an opportunity to catch up on all the latest in shearing shed innovation and safety advancements. Date: Friday, 16 August 2019 Time: 8:45am – 3:00pm Location: ‘BOXDALE’, 2307...
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Pleasant Hills Grower Information Night

We are pleased to invite you to Fox & Lillie Rural’s Pleasant Hills Grower Information Night 6pm Thursday 27th June Pleasant Hills Community Hotel Dinner and Refreshments provided  Program Wool Market Analysis | Fox & Lillie Rural Fabstock, Preparing Ewes for Spring Lambing and Weaning Autumn drop lambs | Stephen Gates Boehringer-Ingelheim, Injectable Pain Relief  |...
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