EDUCATION plays a big part in this week’s Flashback Friday as Urrbrae and Roseworthy hold open days. There are also a range of champions from local shows as we look back to October 1972.
Flashback Friday – October 1972 Buyers in the wool room of Brookman Building, Adelaide, had to work hard to fill requirements with prolonged bidding and peak prices.
Royal Melbourne Show Poll Dorset judge Ron Harris, Canowindra, NSW, with Balmoral yearling shorn ram trophy winner Peter Harris, Milthorpe, NSW, second placed Roy Harris, Newbridge, Vic, and third Jim Martin, Yankalilla.
Miss Balaklava show girl 1972 Terry Callery (right), Riverton, is sashed by 1971 winner Marilyn Gregor, Hoyleton.
Grand champion Merino ram at the Bordertown Show, entered by TP Ingpen.
Dairymaid Lisa Paynter at the Carnival of Australian Cheese in Adelaide.
The Oak Lynne reserve champion boer at Melbourne was sold for a record prices of $1450 to DOug Johnson, Parilla.
Colin and Joy Lienert, all smiles after their Lynjoleen Berkshire stud Sheoak Log had been named most successful in the breed at Melbourne Show.
Mr and Mrs WW Doering, Dutton, Mr and Mrs KJ Schubert, and sons David and Gavin, Cambrai, and RJ Schmidt, Dutton, at the Barossa stud sale.
Urrbrae fourth year student Nick Hunt, Kalangadoo, brushes up on his shearing skills. In 1973 Nick may have had to share his lessons with girls.
Seller CHJ Allen, Wandilo, and buyer TG Battams, Portland, with the prime purebred five-year-old Friesian bull which sold for a record $380.50 in the lower South East.
An aerial shot of the Wallaroo shore terminal facilities with two bulk cargo vessels at the shipping berths.
Wilsford Wines director Noel Burge, Lyndoch, with Bleasdale Vineyards marketing manager David Mitchell and managing director John Potts, Langhorne Creek, during tastings of the Adelaide Wine Show.
Ross Bain, Naracoorte, at the pumping system that feeds water back and forth over the levee bank as seasonal needs change.
Robert McCullum holds the grand champion beef cow of the Jamestown Show, Mt Robert Karla.
SA branch chairman of the Angus Society of Australia Don Moyle, with veterinarians P Cole, Bordertown, JT Fearn, SA Department of Ag, and G Manefield, Mt Gambier.
On display at Bellbro was this ram’s fleece which won the champion ribbons at Tintinara and Keith shows. Inspecting the fleece are D Mosey, Mundulla, R Hill, Mundulla, E Aitken, Willalooka, and J Leake, Nyroca Past Co, Padthaway.
Mrs Geoff Whillas, Kurara Station, Port Lincoln, and Mrs George Skinner, Springfield, Bordertown, were in Adelaide to watch the “frenzied” bidding at the wool sales.
Ruth Millgate, 1st Highgate, and Jane Clifford, 2nd Highgate Brownies pack did the rounds selling cookies.
This photograph by staff photographer Eric Spargo was taken at Roseworthy Ag College and was an award winner in the national photographic exhibition at Adelaide.
Stock Journal receptionist Julie Bastian, Clearview, poses as Miss Milk Slim, alongside Mr Milk Slim, during the opening ceremony of the Metropolitan Milk Board’s third annual milk diet week.
Visitors listen as the Roseworthy cattle breeding program is explained during ‘Farmers’ Day’.
Joint auctioneers at the Kentish Downs sale, Graham Harfield, Dalgety Coles, and Eddie Scriven (right), Bennett & Fisher, with Ern Wirth.
Dorset Horn ewes being offered at the 1972 Dorset Fair.
General manager of Southern Farmers KD Williams, and chairman of directors HH Shannon.
The scene at Burra for the Collinsville ewe sale.
Reserve champion cow at the Naracoorte Show, entered by BV&DR Thomas, Bangham.
Roseworthy students Trevor Bray, Bordertown, and Bruce Pocock, Lameroo, demonstrate sheep skills at the open day on Roseworthy College.
At the Glenjoy Friesian stud reduction sale are studmaster Michael Rathjen (right) with top buyers Vern Kerber, Goldwyn, Woodside, and Clarence Clover, Timboon, Vic.
Assistant Director of Ag P Trumble watches as Roger Croser, Minlaton, is presented his Shell-Rural Youth Travel Award to New Zealand, from Shell Co administration manager RL Dahlenburg.
Adelaide & Wallaroo Fertliser’s Port Adelaide field officer Blair Gillies, shows Rowland Flat Ag Bureau president Andrew Koch and members Merv Lindner and Otto Grocke around the site.
Judge Geoff Pfeiffer, Woodside, looks over the Suffolk section at the Clare Show.
Sixty fire and auxiliary units, including this Salisbury unit, took part in a parade along King William Street to mark the opening of Fire Prevention Week in SA.
Barry Land, Whyadra, Georgetown, is with buyer John Turner, Smith’s Bay, Wisanger, at the Kingscote ram sale.
CSIRO’s Veronica Rogers talks to well-known seed producer George Zerk, Naracoorte.
Wool and meat committee of the United Farmers & Graziers secretary Jim Smith, president John Kerin, and vice president Bill Murdoch, discuss brucellosis vaccinations.
Reserve champion AIS bull at Mt Gambier show was Lynonga Futura, shown by H Cleggett & Sons, Langhorne Creek.
Miss Northern Shows show girl Virginia Foulis, with president of the show’s association Dudley Freeman, Yapoona Springs, Wilmington, and the 1971 title holder Jill Millard.
At the Anna Villa sale were JCM Read, Bruce Tancock, Lawrie Poole, Clem Hewett, Clem Daniel, and Ainsley Tancock, and Peter Symons.
The Poll Merino which made the top breed price of $200, held by Joe Lehmann, Flariville, Georgetown, for Kangaroo Island sheepmen to inspect before the Kingsctore sales.
Broadways principals Stirel Henderson and son Neil, with the 14-month-old ram sold for $175.
Kevin Hannaford holds his all breeds grand champion ewe from the Myoma Poll Dorset stud, Riverton.
Crystal Brook show president Ivan Smart, Narrimar, Narridy, Saddleworth sheep convenor Kevin Hannaford, Riverton, and winner of Poll Merino honours David Kellock, Kelval, Burra.
Mr and Mrs AR Langford, Mrs MM Langford, Ardrossan, and Mrs EM Johns, Maitland, after the Rilera sale.
Starr Burrage, Jean Channing, Val Horward and Kathy Schwark, standing in the three states, hoisted driver Haydn Penley on Poeppel’s Peg, marking the borders of SA, Qld and NT.
During the annual gala day on Urrbrae Ag High School , students Greg Patten, Grantley Stone and Peter Workman, try their skills on 60cc motorcycles.
Cooks and early clients tuck into the barbecue at the annual gala day at Urrbrae High School.
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