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.

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Producers are being sought for this project to undertake data collection on a paddock basis.

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2016 Breech Strike R&D Technical Update

View the presentations from the 2016 National Wool R&D Technical Update on Breech Flystrike Prevention that was held in Sydney on 12 July.

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A Wool Exchange Portal - Working Group has been engaged to assess the viability of the major recommendation of the WSSR: the creation of an online Wool Exchange Portal.

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AWI STRATEGIC PLAN 2016/17 to 2018/19

In consultation with stakeholders, AWI has developed its new Strategic Plan. Its purpose is to outline AWI's key investment priorities in R&D and marketing for the three years from 1 July 2016.

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MLP site reports

The first report from sire evaluation sites hosting the MLP sites, a preliminary 2015 ewe drop post weaning evaluation from the Elders Balmoral site, is now available.


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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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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 18/08/2016
AWEX EMI 1298 +1
17 1563 +6
18 1527 +8
19 1480 -6
20 1457 -11
21 1451 -11
22 1436 -6
23 1429 +2
28 762 +13
32 584 +62
Mer Card 1046 +4
Source: AWEX
AWEX - EMI monthly average
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Grower Tools

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.