Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero

Lucilia Cuprina - This is the blowfly that causes all the problems Sheep industry can reduce frystrike to zero The Land | Vernon Graham | May 12, 2020 Completely eliminating flystrike in the sheep flock is achievable but will require breeders to stop assuming mulesing and chemical treatments will [...]

Sheep Industry can reduce flystrike to zero2020-05-17T23:45:35+09:30

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda

Emanuela Carletti |Loro Piana Francesco Botto Poala |  Reda Collete Garnsey - Chair AWI Open Letter From Reda and Loro Piana Sheep Central | Terry Sim | May 2, 2020 PROMINENT Italian textile processor Reda and clothing company Loro Piana have penned an open [...]

Open Letter from Loro Piana and Reda2020-05-13T22:18:55+09:30

Australian Wool – Lost Transparency Opportunity

Lost Transparency Opportunity Sheep Central | April 21, 2020 AUSTRALIA’S wool industry has lost an opportunity to promote unequivocal transparency by allowing wool from freeze-branded sheep to be described as ‘non-mulesed’, according to Italian processors Reda and Vitale Barberis Canonico. After three rounds [...]

Australian Wool – Lost Transparency Opportunity2020-05-13T16:43:35+09:30

Open Letter from Italian Wool Trade Association

Claudio Lacchio Italian Wool Trade Association Open letter from Italian Wool Trade Association Sheep Central | April 22, 2020 TOP maker and Italian Wool Trade Association board member Claudio Lacchio has penned an open letter to Australian Wool Innovation chair Colette Garnsey contesting her statement to Australian wool growers [...]

Open Letter from Italian Wool Trade Association2020-04-25T18:01:57+09:30

AWI – Garnsey’s view on non-mulesed wool rejected

AWI Chair: Collette Garnsey Matt Hand: Australian Council of Wool Exporters President Garnsey's view on non-mulesed wool rejected Sheep Central | Terry Sim | April 20, 2020 AUSTRALIAN wool exporters and a leading global sheep welfare standard have rejected statements that non-mulesed wool demand was driven by a few [...]

AWI – Garnsey’s view on non-mulesed wool rejected2020-05-06T17:10:50+09:30

Coronavirus – impact on wool

Corona virus: Impact on major wool consuming countries Farmonline | Joely Mitchell | April 20, 2020  New forecasts have revealed that the world's major wool consuming countries will see a large decline in economic output in 2020 as a result of coronavirus, raising concerns about the future of demand [...]

Coronavirus – impact on wool2020-04-26T16:40:22+09:30

Wool market plummets amid coronavirus closures, as shoppers stay home in activewear

Stuart McCullough  CEO AWI Wool market plummets amid coronavirus closures, as shoppers stay home in activewear ABC Rural | Cara Jeffery | April 3, 2020  It's been another tough week for the embattled Australian wool industry, with the Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) falling a massive 155 cents a kilogram. [...]

Wool market plummets amid coronavirus closures, as shoppers stay home in activewear2020-04-04T13:06:49+10:30

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott Sheep Central | Terry Sim | April 3, 2020 AUSTRALIAN wool exporters, some brokers and processors are proposing the postponing of auction sales as the market is hit by a lack of competition caused by COVID-19 impacting global supply chains. The Australian wool auction [...]

Buyers suggest wool sales boycott2020-04-04T12:07:52+10:30

Merino wool – one of the fastest fibres to biodegrade

Merino Wool Among the Fastest Fabrics to Biodegrade WWD.com  | March 30, 2020 | Fiona Ma LONDON — Merino wool is more eco-friendly than previously thought, according to a new study by The Woolmark Company that has found the fabric does not contribute to microplastics in the ocean. “Our research into wool [...]

Merino wool – one of the fastest fibres to biodegrade2020-07-12T13:17:52+09:30

New Non-mulesed category abandoned

Mark Grave AWEX CEO To see Sheep Central article on this subject click HERE Push for new non-mulesed category on NWD put on ice Farmonline | Vernon Graham | 30 March, 2020 A controversial push to add a new category to the National Wool Declaration [...]

New Non-mulesed category abandoned2020-04-25T17:31:52+09:30
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