Despite some initial gloomy predictions, the wool market showed a bit of resilience and performed very well last week.
A sudden increase in rostered quantity for auctions next week was a trigger for buyers to run and hide.
Thanks to a young up-and-coming Australian fashion designer, wool grown in the district of Berremangra, NSW, is being showcased on the world stage.
Queensland producers are being encouraged to put maggot samples in the mail to aid flystrike resistance research.
Aussie sheep farmers leading the world in animal welfare practices in the face of criticism from animal rights groups.
The national wool market continued to lose ground this week with the EMI shedding 38 cents a kilogram clean.
Just when people thought they had the wool market cycle worked out, we got a second straight week of falls to confound the pattern followers.
Blowflies are becoming more resistant to chemicals as Australian Wool Innovation steps up search for an alternatives to mulesing.