Displaying items by tag: wool

Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:55

What’s happening in the wool market?

This month we catch up with Rabobank commodity analyst Georgia Twomey, who is responsible for analysing developments in wool markets.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 14 April 2016 07:55

Limit to wool bale weight

New amendments in the Industry Code of Practice have been made in relation to the maximum allowable weight of bales of greasy wool.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 April 2016 16:51

Farmers urged to stay safe during shearing

New Zealand sheep farmers are being urged to take care as pens fill up in wool-sheds across the country.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 08:55

Wool wows them

Young design and architecture students who spent a weekend in a woolshed in the central North Island have gone away ecstatic about wool.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 March 2016 19:19

Wool market remains strong

The wool market in both the North and South Island continues to show resilience.

Published in Markets

The Government's investment of $260,000 for the Golden Shears World Shearing and Wool Handling Championships in 2017 is a vote of confidence in the Southland region.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 19:29

PGP aims for stronger wool returns

A significant lift in strong wool prices is the main aim of a newly announced industry and Government-backed research project.

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 January 2016 06:55

Shearing’s white knight

An iconic agricultural figure – shearer David Fagan – is now Sir David.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 16:08

Wool eases

New Zealand Wool Services International marketing executive, Malcolm Ching reports that the 15,000 bales on offer from both centres this week saw a slight easing for most types.

Published in Markets
Thursday, 17 December 2015 06:55

Bounce for wool cheque

A combination of factors have given wool cheques a lift and helped to balance sheep farmers' incomes, says Kaikoura wool producer and industry representative Derrick Millton.

Published in General News

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