Drug and alcohol testing in shearing sheds has been proposed in an effort to tackle widespread reports of methamphetamine, or 'ice', abuse in the Australian wool industry.
Eyre Peninsula farmers Andrew and Sheree Mills have expanded into retail and produce livestock on-farm, helping them stay commercially viable.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) will announce its intentions to support a digital Wool Exchange Portal (WEP) to buy and sell wool within the fortnight.
GLOBAL retailers have tapped into a new chain of custody for the Australian wool industry, which is set to process 500 tonne of wool under a new initiative between Australian Merino Exports and Roberts Limited.
PREDICTING weather conditions and the direct impact seasonal changes have on enterprises is the crystal ball every farmer wants to own.
Pyramul fine wool producers, the Hundy family, have been crowned the prestigious Cleckheaton Grand Champion Superfine Fleece Trophy during the annual Australian Superfine Woolgrowers' Association (ASWGA) annual conference in Hamilton, Victoria.
In the battle against animal rights activists, Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) weapon of choice is a credit card.
Former Australian Superfine Woolgrowers Association (ASWGA) president Kevin Dunn’s profound commitment to the fine wool industry meant one year he could not put his rams out for joining.
IN avoidance of a hefty 30 per cent tariff on imported food products, rebranded Australian sheepmeat is being smuggled into India via the Middle East.
An incorrect diagnosis of Brucellosis crippled Michael Blake’s Galloway stud herd in 1997, and put a fire in his belly to improve the country’s biosecurity standards that has burned for 30 years.