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Friday, 23 November 2018

New era begins at Australian Wool Innovation

Newly appointed Australian Wool Innovation chairman Colette Garnsey (OAM) has signalled a new era for the peak wool industry body, telling shareholders the company is committed to greater engagement with Australian woolgrowers. Ms... Read more

Friday, 16 November 2018

Woolgrowers vote for 1.5 per cent levy in WoolPoll 2018

Australian woolgrowers have voted in favour of a wool levy of 1.5 per cent on wool sales to fund research, development and marketing of the natural fibre. The result was determined by a count of preferences that was overseen by... Read more

Friday, 16 November 2018

Australian eChallenge uncovers new innovations for wool industry

Easy Drench, the on-farm concept pitched by a team from the University of Tasmania has won the 2018 Australian eChallenge Wool Innovation. The Australian eChallenge Wool Innovation is a collaboration between Australian Wool... Read more

Friday, 16 November 2018

Australia wool production impacted by tough season

The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee’s updated forecast of shorn wool production in 2018/19 is 305 mkg greasy, down by 10.8% from 2017/18. Continuing dry conditions in New South Wales, Queensland, northern... Read more

Monday, 12 November 2018

WoolPoll 2018 vote goes to preference count

WoolPoll will go to a preference count for the first time in its history after none of the options put to woolgrowers received the required 50 per cent majority on the first count. Australian Wool Innovation said it had been... Read more

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