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Beyond the Bale : December 2018
66 TRAINING FOR SHEARERS AND WOOL HANDLERS 22 AFL’S TOM HAWKINS AT HOME WITH WOOL EDITOR Richard Smith E email@example.com CONTRIBUTING WRITER Lisa Griplas E firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com W wool.com AWI Helpline 1800 070 099 SUBSCRIPTION Beyond the Bale is available free. To subscribe contact AWI P 02 8295 3100 E firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Australian 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 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 certification mark registered in many countries. © 2018 Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. All rights reserved. ADVERTISING SALES Steve Luxford, Pulse Hub Pty Ltd P 0429 699 553 E email@example.com Advertising is subject to terms and conditions published on the ratecard, which is available from Pulse Hub. ISSN 1447-9680 FRONT COVER Pictured is the new range of Woolmark Optim WR jackets. The 100% Merino wool fabric used in the jacket is water and wind resistant; the fabric has 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 page 9 to find out how you can purchase it. This magazine is printed on PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) paper stock. firstname.lastname@example.org View Beyond the Bale online with image galleries and video at http://beyondthebale.wool.com BtB 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 instagram/BeyondTheBale twitter.com/woolinnovation youtube.com/AWIWoolProduction wool.com/podcast WOOLMARK.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 GD3149 4 Getting on with business 5 AWI 2018 AGM 6 Live & breathe campaign 8 Elite athletes put wool to the test 9 Woolmark Optim WR jacket 10 PE Nation runs with wool 11 Across Mongolia with Merino 12 Woolmark Performance Challenge 14 Aussie wool receives eco award 16 Yarns from Millpost Merino 17 Grower spotlight 18 Young designers at Sheepvention 18 Strateas Carlucci continue with wool 19 IWP winner visits Australia 20 Tom Hawkins with Rodd & Gunn 21 Farage gets airborne 22 Campaign for Wool UK 24 China’s New World Wool 25 Nanshan Wool Supremacy Trophy 26 Phillip Lim’s Merino Series 26 Tim Coppens’ Merino sports-luxe 27 Bergdorf Goodman in NYC 28 Paris wool promotion 28 Jacquemus’ Mediterranean vibes 29 Zadig & Voltaire’s joie de vivre 29 KOCHÉ’s new collection 30 Tokyo’s Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 31 Merino gets edgy in Japan 32 Police Chiefs targeted with wool 33 Running with wool shoes 34 Education highlights 36 Gieves & Hawkes By Royal Appointment 37 Royal visit’s wool connections 38 AWI Graduate Training Program 40 Weathering drought with regenerative ag 43 Grower innovations during drought 43 Drought resources 44 Banking on Merinos 46 Wild dog coordinators 47 Community-wide wild dog control 48 Collaboration combatting invasives 49 Metabolic disorders 50 Drought: what happens to worms? 52 Tell us your parasite management 53 Breech flystrike publications 54 Numnuts numbs nuts (and tails)! 56 Merino Sire Evaluation explained 58 Sire Evaluation made easy 59 Merino Bloodlines Performance 60 R&D into profit per hectare 61 Improving resilience in Merinos 62 Sexed semen via AI 63 World’s oldest semen 64 Winning with Weaners 65 RAMping Up Repro 66 Silverleaf nightshade 67 Semi-robotic shearing 68 Shearer training at Tambo 70 Competitions promote excellence 71 Woolmark Bale Stencil 72 Young judges championships 73 Nuffield studies to boost Aussie flock 74 EMI’s strong performance continues 75 WoolQ 76 What’s the impact of forex? 77 Markets in need of stability 78 Readers’ photos ON-FARM OFF-FARM