SELF-PROCLAIMED sheep whisperer and shearer Pera Davies would like to see the world’s shearers hitting the yoga mats during their breaks.
SHEEP-FOCUSED students from across Australia have enjoyed a detailed introduction to the wool industry at the 2017 National Merino Challenge in Melbourne at the weekend.
ANIMAL rights activists have been likened to mothers-in-laws and profitability lauded as an important plank in the wool industry’s social licence defence, during a Victorian farm tour last weekend.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has announced its new General Manager – Research will be Dr Jane Littlejohn. She will replace Dr Paul Swan at the wool industry’s research, development and marketing body.
WOOL industry attitudes to change need to be addressed collaboratively for the proposed Wool Exchange Portal to succeed, according to the operator of Australia’s only online wool marketing platforms.
MOVIE star Jackie Chan’s fictitious suit in ‘The Tuxedo’ had settings for shake booty, anti-gravity, voice control and pants-only defence. Now wool has its own versions of the performance suit.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman has hit back at calls for WoolProducers Australia to be enshrined as an oversight body to the grower levy-funded research, development and marketing body.
A FOOTROT vaccine available for all but rare strains of the debilitating sheep hoof disease has been developed by the University of Sydney School of Veterinary Science.
RAW wool would be available for 24/7 purchase via a bulletin board within a proposed Wool Exchange Portal created by Australia’s wool grower-funded body Australian Wool Innovation.
AUSTRALIA’S wool industry can celebrate in AFL grand final week as the Brownlow Medal count gets underway, with the Fibre of Football campaign counting a second successful year and soon to expand into other competitions.