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19.08.2022 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1342 -
Micron 17 2668 +5
Micron 18 2097 -2
Micron 19 1628 -8
Micron 20 1402 +4
Micron 21 1320n +16
Micron 22 1276n -3
Micron 25 848n -63
Micron 26 650n +5
Micron 28 395 -3
Micron 30 342 +5
Micron 32 250n +2
MCar 834 -6
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) facts and resources

FMD represents the greatest disease threat to Australia’s livestock industries and export markets. It has the potential for rapid and extensive spread.

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Beyond The Bale - June Issue Out Now

Attracting and retaining shearers and wool handlers; New workshop to ‘SimpliFly’ woolgrowers’ flystrike management; Protect your rams’ fertility and flock from bruce-o; ... and much more.

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Where to buy wool

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Watch the Ask the Chairman and Board of Directors Webinar

The recording from the Ask the Chairman and Board of Directors Webinar on May 3 2022 is now available to watch.

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Flood Recovery Resources

These flood resources aim to help you with your recovery, as well as some things to be wary off when facing flood conditions.

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The Broader View – for non-Merino woolgrowers

This AWI publication includes articles about AWI on-farm R&D and extension activities and the marketing of broad micron wool.

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In the Shops – Autumn/Winter 2022

AWI has compiled this special preview of some wool products that will be available from Australian brands this season. Discount offers are available on selected products, exclusively for Australian woolgrowers. There are many other wool products available from these brands. Take a look around their stores and websites – and happy shopping...

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AWI Annual Report and AGM

View a recording of AWI’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held as a virtual meeting on 19 November.

Modular sheep delivery unit to eliminate catch and drag

As part of a new AWI project, a mechanical system is under development that delivers the sheep to the shearer, thereby reducing the catch and drag.

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AWI Review Of Performance Shows Notable Improvement

The latest independent review of performance conducted on Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has found it is meeting its requirements for Governance, Collaboration and Research, Development and Extension.

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Sheep health challenges in wet conditions

Wet seasonal conditions can bring on several health challenges for sheep. This article provides woolgrowers with advice on sheep health issues including scouring and worms, flystrike, footrot, clostridial diseases and more during wet conditions.


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Wool 2030 Strategy

Wool 2030 Strategy – Australian Wool: the world’s premium sustainable fibre is the result of collaboration across the length and breadth of the industry.

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SafeSheds - The Shearing Shed Safety Program

Making the wool harvesting workplace safer for all. Best practice guide and self-assessment tools to provide an understanding of safety risks and options to mitigate those risks.

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Woolgrowers & COVID-19

As COVID-19 spreads throughout Australia, woolgrowers should be proactive and put plans in place to ensure that their farming operations, staff and contractors, family and friends are as protected as possible.

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Drought Resources

AWI has a range of drought planning, management and recovery resources available for woolgrowers going into, enduring and recovering from drought.

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Episode 224

State of the Art 3D knitting on farm

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Is it the only commercial knitting machine on farm anywhere in Australia? Woolgrower Sue McClure of Killmaille in western Victoria is making her dream a reality but it’s taken a lifetime of work to get there.

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Woolmark Optim WR Jacket

Woolmark Optim WR Jacket

The Woolmark Optim WR Jacket has been produced especially for woolgrowers, to enable wool levy payers to experience the benefits of Merino wool in an innovative way. The unique, high performance fabric is wind and water resistant and made from 100 per cent Australian Merino wool.

Available for purchase online in six different colour combinations, the Woolmark Optim WR Jacket is just $185 for wool levy payers.

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