WE CAN DO BETTER” IS THE MESSAGE PROFESSOR Jon Hickford of Lincoln University wants sheep farmers to get about their wool. Two recently completed BAgrSc honours students at Lincoln, Emma Owen and Laura McQuillan-Reese, can attest to that too. The students measured the wool from hundreds of rising two-tooth ewes on farms across Canterbury and...
While returns for strong wool don’t cover shearing costs, contractors also face challenges. By Richard Gavigan....
A young Christchurch engineer is planning to still take time off to class the wool...
By Richard Gavigan I’m finding it difficult not to get just a little bit excited...
Dorian Garrick scopes the range of options for wool off the typical New Zealand sheep...
By TONY LEGGETT A new strategy to promote wool and educate people on its many...
After a lifetime working with strong-wool sheep, Dan and Barbara Ramsden are moving on from...
A casual chat over a few beers at Akitio Beach with a local farmer about...
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