Displaying items by tag: wool

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
Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:55

Three times lucky for Golden Fleece winner

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
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