World Merino Insight

South Australia will set the scene for a new global sheep industry event, the World Merino Insight hosted by Merino SA and supported by AWI. Deadline for early bird registration closes 30 June 2016.

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The MLP project is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from sire evaluation sites to host the fourth MLP site. The closing date for EOIs is 30 June 2016.

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Wild dog exclusion fencing

Send in some photos of wild dog exclusion fencing to AWI and you could be in the running to win a Queen size woollen doona set.

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Nuffield 2017 applications now open

Applications for the 2017 AWI Nuffield Woolgrower Scholarship, in collaboration with Nuffield Australia, are now open. Applications close 30 June 2016.

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New baiting option for wild Dog and Fox control

Baits containing a new toxin – known as PAPP – are now commercially available to landholders across the country. 

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Beyond The Bale - New Issue Out Now

From farm to fashion, the latest issue reports on initiatives to increase the on-farm profitability of Australian woolgrowers and increase the demand for Australian wool.

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Stockmanship and Merino Visual Classing

AWI has developed new educational resources to help build the skills of young people interested in the Australian wool industry.

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From little things big things grow

In the latest edition of our "The Source" series, meet the owners of Anlaby - South Australia’s oldest Merino stud - who have developed a supply chain which produces premium Merino wool product from their own fleece.

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Family Ties

In this edition of our ‘The Source’ series, meet city girl Laura who swapped the bright lights of Brisbane for the clean country air, where she fell in love in more ways than one.

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Tasmania's Last Frontier

In this edition of our 'The Source' series, journey to a remote part of Tasmania and discover the passion and knowledge of two Australian superfine Merino woolgrowers.

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Wool Selling Systems Review

AWI has released the Review Panel's Final Report. The Panel has examined the potential options to improve the efficiency of the wool selling systems and in turn woolgrower profitability

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Shearer and wool handler training videos

View 200 short videos produced by AWI to promote better techniques and improve clip preparation practices in the industry.

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Market Intelligence

Sale date 23/06/2016
AWEX EMI 1285 +6
17 1529 +1
18 1503 -1
19 1469 -1
20 1439 +16
21 1424 +23
22 1407 +24
23 1385 +10
28 781 -2
Mer Card 1077 -6
Source: AWEX
AWEX - EMI monthly average
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About AWI

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit company owned by more than 24,000 Australian woolgrowers.
AWI invests in research, development, innovation and marketing along the global supply chain for Australian wool.