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Beyond the Bale : September 2016
34 BREECH FLYSTRIKE PREVENTION R&D 24 SUPERFINE MERINO HELPS SKIN HEALTH View Beyond the Bale online with image galleries and video at http://beyondthebale.wool.com BtB EXECUTIVE EDITOR Richard Smith E firstname.lastname@example.org CONTRIBUTING WRITER Lisa Griplas E email@example.com Australian Wool Innovation Limited A L6, 68 Harrington St, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000 GPO Box 4177, Sydney NSW 2001 P 02 8295 3100 E firstname.lastname@example.org W wool.com AWI Helpline 1800 070 099 SUBSCRIPTION Beyond the Bale is available free. To subscribe contact AWI P 02 8295 3100 E email@example.com Beyond the Bale is published by Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI), a company funded by Australian woolgrowers and the Australian Government. AWI’s goal is to help increase the demand for wool by actively selling Merino wool and its attributes through investments in marketing, innovation and R&D – from farm to fashion and interiors. COPYRIGHT Material in Beyond the Bale is copyright. Reproduction of the material is encouraged. However prior permission must be obtained from the Executive Editor. DISCLAIMER To the extent permitted by law, Australian Wool Innovation Ltd excludes all liability for loss or damage arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this publication. The Woolmark symbol is a registered trademark of The Woolmark Company Pty Ltd. © 2016 Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. All rights reserved. ADVERTISING SALES Max Hyde, Hyde Media Pty Ltd P 03 5659 5292 E firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising is subject to terms and conditions published on the ratecard, which is available from Hyde Media. ISSN 1447-9680 FRONT COVER Pictured are three generations of woolgrowers at 'Boortoik' in western Victoria – Andrew, Will, Bec and Ric Manifold – sporting the new Woolmark Optim WR jacket. The 100% Merino wool fabric used in the jacket is water and wind resistant; the fabric has recently been commercially launched and is being used in both the fashion and outdoor markets. The Woolmark Optim WR jacket has been produced exclusively to enable wool levy payers to experience the benefits of Merino wool in an innovative way – see the back cover to find out how you can purchase it. GD2168 WOOL.COM To subscribe to the free monthly AWI e-newsletter for woolgrowers, and the weekly wool market review e-newsletter, visit www.wool.com/subscribe twitter.com/woolinnovation youtube.com/AWIWoolProduction WOOLMARK.COM MERINO.COM facebook.com/TheWoolmarkCompany twitter.com/woolmark instagram.com/TheWoolmarkCompany youtube.com/TheWoolmarkCompany AWI INVESTMENT STRATEGIES Marketing Business Services Sheep Production Woolgrower Services Processing Innovation & Education Extension 4 International Woolmark Prize 6 Britain: Agi & Sam 7 China: Comme Moi 8 USA: Jason Wu visits Australia 9 Australia: Brigid McLaughlin 10 China licensees champion wool 11 China media tour to Australia 12 The Wool Lab hits 5-year high 13 Suitsupply media tour to Biella 14 Education highlights 16 Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong 17 Flinders Merino in Hong Kong 18 adidas expands its Merino range 19 Fibre of Football 20 Australia cricket jumper 21 Merino boxing top packs a punch 22 Hedrena and AWN join forces 23 Apparel care event in China 23 Millinery masterpieces in wool 24 Superfine Merino and skin health 26 Aumore Wool’s bedding 27 Il Gufo's children’s range 27 Little Pawpaw’s babywear range 28 Case study: Jeremy Lefroy, WA 30 Smart farming with drones 31 Lifetime Ewe Management 32 Canid Pest Ejectors 33 New guide to baiting 34 Breech flystrike R&D Technical Update 35 Breech modification alternatives 36 Breeding for breech strike resistance 37 Pain relief product update 38 Early season flystrike prevention 40 Making More From Sheep program 41 Australian Rural Leadership Program 42 Hay Rural Education Program 43 Horizon Scholarship 44 Phosphorus on native pastures 46 Merino Sire Evaluation 48 Shearer and wool handler training 49 Competitions promote excellence 49 Safety and sheep welfare poster 50 Case study: David Taylor, Tasmania 52 Market Intelligence 54 Market insights from John Roberts 55 Readers’ photos ON-FARM OFF-FARM
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