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

First AWI director election hopefuls declare their hands

NEW South Wales grower Michael Field and South Australian-based exporter executive Steven Read have declared their intention to seek nomination in the 2021 Australian Wool Innovation director election…Read More

Terry Sim, July 26, 2021

Conrayn Merino Stud scores fleece competition double

NEW South Wales’ Conrayn Merino Stud has won the prestigious grand champion fleece prize at this year’s Australian Fleece Competition…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

AWI fails to provide legal advice on Olsson election ticket decision

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has failed to provide to the Senate separate legal advice supposedly supporting and then disallowing New South Wales wool grower Chick Olsson running a joint candidate ticket in the 2019 AWI director election…Read More

Terry Sim, May 17, 2021

Australian Wool Industry Medal nominations close in two weeks

MORE nominations are being sought for the 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal, but they close in two weeks…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

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