Growing wool in western Queensland has been like riding a roller coaster in the last few years, but Longreach couple Dominic and Vicki Burden are doing their best to hang on.
CONSUMER priorities are changing, and wool marketing strategies need to adapt, according to Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) general manager John Roberts.
Elders' new western Queensland wool manager, John Landers is excited for the future of sheep and wool in the region.
Exclusion fences are enhancing the liveability of the central west through providing job growth, business profitability and environmental benefits.
Exclusion fencing is a good news story for the western Queensland economy and producers who recognise the returns to be made from growing wool.
The next generation at "Cairnie", Walcha, accept the challenge of continuing to grow superfine wool on the family property.
Michael Blake is on a mission to continuously improve practices at Bally Glunin Park, Hamilton, and share his learnings with industry.
Buoyant wool prices have prompted many in the industry to declare a wool renaissance, reinvigorating an industry which lost many to poor returns.
AWH want to capitalise on their dominant export control of Australia’s wool clip, announcing a plan to digitally disrupt the supply chain.