Displaying items by tag: wool

Strong wool growers wanting to introduce merino genetics, to take advantage of more lucrative fine wool prices, can now do so with confidence.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 07:25

Meat sector takeover of wool?

A meat industry-dominated group has formed to carry out the recommendations of the Wool Industry Project Action Group report and is ready to lead that change.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 August 2020 15:02

Wool outfits to combine

Two wool companies, that handle around one-third of NZ’s strong wool clip between them, are looking to join together in an effort to rejuvenate the country’s struggling wool sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 12:58

A glimmer of hope for NZ strong wool?

A Lincoln-based wool products company believes it offers a glimmer of hope against the increasing negativity currently saturating New Zealand’s strong wool industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 07:55

Cavalier to ditch synthetics

Carpet maker Cavalier is ditching synthetics in favour of wool and other natural fibres.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 08:39

No white knight

Northland sheep and beef farmer James Parsons doesn’t see himself as the white knight when it comes to fixing the wool sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 13:35

Feed the most critical factor

Maintaining ewes in good body condition and the provision of shelter are two important management factors in maximising this year’s lamb crop.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 10:15

What’s different? — Editorial

OPINION: Long-time wool industry observers have greeted the latest report aimed at resurrecting the ailing fortunes of the country’s struggling strong wool sector with a healthy dose of cynicism.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 09:01

An actual plan or more woolly thinking?

Despite claims by Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor that a new report will be the plan “to revitalise New Zealand’s strong wool sector…” there’s widespread belief it will do no such thing.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 10:25

A show stopper or door stopper?

Yet another report has been produced about trying to resurrect the country’s struggling wool sector.

Published in General News
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