UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
The Wool Industry Working Group has found common ground that all players in the industry agree on, says chairman Miles Anderson.
Disruption is happening whether we like it or not, says Dave Maslen, NZ Merino general manager for markets and sustainability.
Demand for high-end woollen flooring is in resurgence globally, says Cavalier chief executive Paul Alston.
In an irony not lost on free-marketers, Federated Farmers — in which farmer membership is voluntary — supports imposing a compulsory levy on all wool growers.
New Zealand wool has now completely replaced British wool for innovative European carpet manufacturer Ege in its printed carpet process.
Innovative new products using wool and hemp fibre will be developed under a new partnership between NZ Yarn and Hemp NZ.
Surfboards made of wool are the next front in securing wool’s long-term future for New Zealand’s agricultural sector.
Auckland wool innovator Lanaco say NASA should determine within about six months whether its wool-based filter technology will be used in the Orion spacecraft for upcoming deep-space exploration missions.