Wool

Gippsland Helimed wool donations to tip $100,000 next week

GIPPSLAND wool grower donations are expected to push the region’s contribution to the Helimed Auxiliary past $100,000 next week…Read More

Sheep Central, January 13, 2023

Australian annual wool forecast firm at 340 million kilograms

AUSTRALIA’S expected wool production in 2022/23 has been held firm at 340 million greasy kilograms in the latest official industry forecast…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2022

ANZ forecasts continued sheep meat and wool price volatility

SHEEP meat and wool prices are likely to continue to remain volatile in coming months due to forecast strong production growth, according to ANZ’s latest agri commodity report…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

Australian wool looks to India under new trade agreement

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry is making plans to boost trade and co-operation after the ratification of the new India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (Ind-Aus ECTA) in Federal Parliament last week…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2022

Sheep versus wheat is about price and productivity

THE long-term price trend of wheat versus wool actually favours wool yet most Australian broadacre farms will remain crop-dominant, according to Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre chief economist Professor Ross Kingwell…Read More

AEGIC chief economist Professor Ross Kingwell, March 23, 2022

Women In Wool call to arms on woollen garments

MERINEO founder Claire Hausler has invoked Women In Wool to use their power as consumers to urge retailers to stock woollen garments…Read More

Terry Sim, March 14, 2022

NSW school leavers encouraged to try sheep shearing

NSW Farmers has encouraged school leavers interested in a career to agriculture to enrol in one of many shearer and wool handling courses being run across the state over the next three months…Read More

Sheep Central, January 26, 2022

Australia’s 2021-22 wool clip forecast increased

AUSTRALIAN wool production is forecast to increase 8 percent year-on-year to 318 million kilograms in 2021-22…Read More

Sheep Central, December 17, 2021

Shaun the Sheep and Merino works for AWI + VIDEO

MERINO wool is again being associated with everybody’s favourite black-faced sheep in a new Shaun the Sheep Christmas holiday campaign…Read More

Sheep Central, December 17, 2021

Wool figures recognised with latest industry medals

AUSTRALIAN Wool Industry Medals have been awarded to six recipients, including leaders from the processing, broking, private treaty and research sectors…Read More

Sheep Central, December 15, 2021

Re-elected wool body leader commits to co-operation

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia will focus on ensuring industry service providers and organisations work together more efficiently and effectively for growers over the next 12 months…Read More

Sheep Central, November 15, 2021

AWI voting delays as election letters prompt war of words

POSTAL delays have led to some wool growers not yet receiving ballot papers for the 2021 Australian Wool Innovation director elections, with proxy voting due to close in a week’s time…Read More

Terry Sim, November 10, 2021

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