Advertiser content: A new study in the USA has supported previous findings that wearing superfine Merino wool helps ease the symptoms of eczema and improves the wearer’s quality of life.
Advertiser content: Neeman’s is India’s first footwear brand to use the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre in its shoes.
Advertiser content: A CQ University Rockhampton - basedresearcher will assess the ability of smart ear tags, developed by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), to enable farmers to help sheep farmers detect disease earlier.
Advertiser content: In 1936, Australian woolgrowers voted for a levy to be imposed on each bale of wool they produced to promote their premium product across the world.
Advertiser content: flyboss.com.au is an AWI-funded resource available for all sheep and wool producers. One of the most effective resources on the website is the Flystrike Decision Support Tool.
Advertiser content: The development of resistance of the Australian blowfly to flystrike prevention chemicals is an ongoing risk. The last nation-wide survey conducted by the NSW DPI in 2011 found a low-level resistance to the flystrike chemical cyromazine common across Australia, whilst eight of these cyromazine resistant populations were also resistant to dicyclanil.
Advertiser content: Flystrike and lice are amongst the most costly diseases affecting the sheep and wool industry. A 2015 MLA Report estimated costs of over $173 million and $81 million respectively per year to the Australian sheep and wool industries, in terms of animal health and welfare and production losses
Advertiser content: An AWI-funded research project aims to improve the success rates and reliability of artificial insemination (Al) programs.