Displaying items by tag: wool

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 08:55

Wool’s dire situation

The situation for wool may be dire, but Waipukurau woolbroker Philippa Wright is not walking away from it.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 08:55

Wool sector remains in limbo

The wool industry is in limbo waiting to see what the world outlook is like “once countries start resuming normality of some description”.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 April 2020 09:39

Hopes for less restrictions

The wool industry hopes for some lifting of COVID-19 restrictions limiting shearing and crutching to animal welfare reasons only.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 10:06

Wool fashion event goes online

The WoolOn Creative and Fashion Society is changing tack for its 2020 event in August in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 10:46

Wool auctions back in action

Wool trading on both sides of the Tasman is back up and running after a cyberattack on industry software provider Talman.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:46

The wool industry is still facing challenges

The wool industry continues to face challenges with depressed wool prices for a third year in a row, says Primary Wool Cooperative chair Janette Osborne.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 January 2020 09:48

Oral-free rams sell well

Prices were up on average $400 at the 30th Annual Kikitangeo Romney stud ram sale. 

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:36

Getting on top of a lousy problem

For strong wool sheep, lice infection is a nuisance more than a hefty financial cost. But, for fine wool sheep the financial toll is much greater. 

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:55

Small profit for Wools NZ

The Wools of NZ board considers its 2019 financial outcomes to be satisfactory given “the first year as a fully commercial company, operating in a very challenging wool market”.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 13:55

A fine win for NZ Merino

NZ Merino took out the Supreme Award at the 2019 New Zealand International Business Awards.

Published in General News