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For strong wool sheep, lice infection is a nuisance more than a hefty financial cost. But, for fine wool sheep the financial toll is much greater.
The Wools of NZ board considers its 2019 financial outcomes to be satisfactory given “the first year as a fully commercial company, operating in a very challenging wool market”.
What happened to the New Zealand First policy of favouring wool in Government procurement contracts?
Telling the story of wool is one of the keys to its resurgence as the global fibre of choice, according to NZ grower owned company Wools of New Zealand.
An Australian research project has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to blowflies.
New ‘micro-credentials’ in wool harvesting will help meet a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, claims Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons.
Shifting half of New Zealand’s crossbred wool clip to higher value fine wool contracts could boost the economy by about $2 billion, says NZ Merino Company (NZM) chief executive John Brakenridge.
Every time you wash synthetic clothes, micro fibres of plastic are washed into the waterways, says Devold Wool Direct general manager and member of the International Wool Textile Board, Craig Smith.