Friday, 29 July 2016 14:23

South Island wool bounces

Despite a strengthening NZ dollar, the varied selection at this week's South Island auction attracted strong support.

Published in Markets
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 06:55

Wool provides life-saving calf covers

With five million calves expected in the next eight weeks, it is a busy season for Christchurch firm Woolover, which makes wool covers for calves, lambs and kids, and for adult animals.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 22 July 2016 14:36

Wool market steady

The North Island wool auction received revived support this week with an improved 81% of the 5700 bales selling.

Published in Markets

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 July 2016 07:55

Mixed market shows some bright spots

The more varied offering at this weeks' South Island auction saw targeted buying with better demand for the longer wools.

Published in Markets
Friday, 08 July 2016 07:55

Global uncertainty affects wool market

The ongoing fallout from the Brexit result, continued minimal activity from China and a strong New Zealand dollar have compounded to make significant inroads into local wool values.

Published in Markets

The strong dollar, restricted off-shore interest and high volumes of one wool category on offer this week saw local prices ease.

Published in Markets

Cavalier Wool Holdings (CWH) is 'disappointed but not surprised'.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 13:55

Exciting wool development

A $21 million wool research partnership may go public on a new product or products from wool within the next six to 12 months that will use millions of tonnes of wool.

Published in General News
Saturday, 28 May 2016 10:29

North Island wool levels steady

The high volume of short second shears eased slightly at the latest NZ Wool Services International's auction compared to the last North Island auction on May 12, says chief executive John Dawson.

Published in Markets
 

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