Wool plans coalition to impress natural fibre case on EU

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation plans to form an international natural fibre coalition to ensure plant and animal fibres are not harmed under the European Union’s Product Environmental Footprint Scheme…Read More

Sheep Central, March 31, 2021

AWI grilled on 2019 election and agri-political activity claim

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has been grilled over its 2019 board election nomination process and a claim of agri-political activity, at a Senate Estimates hearing yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, March 24, 2021

Trust In Australian Wool campaign attracts worldwide interest

MORE than 300 industry stakeholders worldwide registered for the inaugural Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch last night…Read More

Terry Sim, March 19, 2021

Innovative shearer trainer program is “a gamechanger”

A VICTORIAN-BASED sheep shearer trainer and trainee program was helping to solve the industry’s national labour shortage and providing a model for collaborative training in other sectors…Read More

Terry Sim, March 10, 2021

WoolProducers confirms Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia will launch a ‘Trust in Australian Wool’ campaign on 18 March complete with its own handbook, interactive website, and links to other sites and resources…Read More

Terry Sim, March 5, 2021

Women In Wool zoom into second International Women’s Day conference

WOMEN in Wool will be celebrated with a special International Women’s Day Zoom conference this week. The second annual Women in Wool conference to be held online on 5 March..Read More

Terry Sim, March 1, 2021

Angus takes sheep shearing to LEGO land with woolshed idea

A LEGO woolshed has put Tahara’s Angus Dohle on the path to recognition as a designer, but he needs the help of every Sheep Central reader and their friends. After..Read More

Terry Sim, February 22, 2021

Nominations open for 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal, but the continuing COVID-19 pandemic is preventing presentations for all the 2020 winners from proceeding…Read More

Sheep Central, February 15, 2021

Strong demand and below average supply to underpin sheep meat prices

RURAL Bank remains positive about Australian lamb, sheep and wool prices for this year, with some qualifications on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer demand…Read More

Sheep Central, February 8, 2021

MLA/AWI wool and sheep meat survey is on the way

AUSTRALIA’S sheep producers have been urged to look out for the annual wool and sheep meat survey in their ‘snail mail’…Read More

Sheep Central, February 1, 2021

Biosecurity is a family commitment at Kia Ora Merino

NO lice treatments for 10 years, no footrot and no Ovine Johne’s Disease risk — strict biosecurity has had to production advantages and reinforced the social licence of Finnigan Merino..Read More

Terry Sim, November 30, 2020

Superfine wool competition casts a wider net

AUSTRALIA’S prestigious annual superfine fleece competition will be open to all producers this year…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2020

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