SHEAR-JITSU PREVENTS SHEARER INJURY
A new series of four "Shear-Jitsu" training videos highlights ways that shearers can prevent injury and increase the longevity of their careers.
HAVE YOUR SAY!
Are there any particular traits or topics that you would like explored by the MLP project? If so, we would like to hear from you.
Nuffield 2018 applications now open
Applications for the 2018 AWI Nuffield Woolgrower Scholarship, in collaboration with Nuffield Australia, are now open. Applications close 16 June 2017.
NEW STRAIN OF RABBIT CALICIVIRUS RELEASED
The strain of calicivirus new to Australia will boost current biocontrol activity that is already impacting pest rabbit populations and help woolgrowers increase their productivity.
MERINOS PAY THEIR WAY IN WA’S CENTRAL WHEATBELT
Mixed enterprise farmers Eric, Phillip and Mitchell Innes are strong supporters of Merinos as part of their farming business and are very confident about wool’s future profitability.
QLD EXCLUSION FENCING CONSTRUCTION UNIT
The AWI/Longreach Regional Council’s EFCU is available to Queensland woolgrowers to help protect sheep flocks against wild dogs.
Emergency animal disease (ead) preparedness
The Australian wool industry has a robust strategy to minimise the potential trade impacts on the industry if an EAD outbreak was to occur.
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.
In the Shops
A special preview of some of the best wool products that will be available from Australian brands this season. Discount offers are available on selected products, exclusively for Australian woolgrowers.
FREE SMS MARKET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE
In a new initiative, AWI is sending wool prices and market intelligence direct to woolgrowers’ mobile phones. Subscribe for free.
National survey on digital technology
The P2D project, involving all rural RDCs, is conducting a survey on the digital technology and agricultural data needs of farmers.
NEW LTEM APP RELEASED
The latest version of the popular Lifetime Ewe Management (LTEM) smartphone app is now available with various updated features.
THE YARN: PODCAST FOR WOOLGROWERS
Listen to The Yarn – AWI’s regular podcast for woolgrowers – that reports on initiatives from across wool R&D and marketing.