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
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:55

Call for more wool levy

An extra half cent will make a huge difference for wool growers.

Published in General News

Tekapo farmer Martin Murray can claim the country's best fleece for 2016, having won the Royal Agricultural Society Golden Fleece competition on his third attempt.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 May 2016 07:55

Wool needs a hard sell

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

Published in General News
Monday, 02 May 2016 07:55

Wool attracts mixed support

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited's CEO John Dawson reports that targeted buying saw some types well supported at the North Island auction.

Published in Markets
 

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