Friday, 08 March 2019 08:43

The struggle for a good worker

Biosecurity aside, most farmers will tell you the biggest challenge facing the primary sector is a shortage of good, qualified people.

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Three of New Zealand's leading independent wool brokers seek to reassure growers that the disappointing sale last week is likely to be a blip due to a perfect storm of events.

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Thursday, 05 May 2016 07:55

Wool needs a hard sell

The wool industry globally needs to more actively promote the fibre's attributes.

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Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:25

Wool gaining, but meat still the king

Introducing overseas sheep to New Zealand’s flock has changed the nature of the wool produced here, says Hawkes Bay wool broker Philippa Wright.

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Sunday, 10 May 2015 00:00

Jogging collective memory about wool

Initiative are underway in New Zealand and overseas to highlight the benefits of wool and to increase its use in buildings and homes.

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