Wool prices are dependent on currency shifts and demand from China, Italy and India.
Sheep producers are moving ahead, using containment feeding for more control in their production systems.
The New England- based Fleece to Fashion awards have been cancelled for the second year in a row due to difficulties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last year prices across the micron spectrum at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) bottomed out in early September and then began a steady climb back.
Wool market hits positive territory with strong bidding for non-mulesed types and increased demand from Europe top-makers.
Swedish car-maker Volvo is ditching leather seats as part of an environmentally friendly makeover for its new fleet of electric cars.