Displaying items by tag: wool

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 10:46

Wool auctions back in action

Wool trading on both sides of the Tasman is back up and running after a cyberattack on industry software provider Talman.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:46

The wool industry is still facing challenges

The wool industry continues to face challenges with depressed wool prices for a third year in a row, says Primary Wool Cooperative chair Janette Osborne.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 January 2020 09:48

Oral-free rams sell well

Prices were up on average $400 at the 30th Annual Kikitangeo Romney stud ram sale. 

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:36

Getting on top of a lousy problem

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. 

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:55

Small profit for Wools NZ

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”.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 13:55

A fine win for NZ Merino

NZ Merino took out the Supreme Award at the 2019 New Zealand International Business Awards.

Published in General News

What happened to the New Zealand First policy of favouring wool in Government procurement contracts?

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 14:55

Championing wool to the world

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 August 2019 12:14

Wool’s smell may combat flystrike

An Australian research project has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to blowflies.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:55

Shearing and wool courses

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.

Published in General News
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