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Beyond the Bale : June 2019
40 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE STRATEGY 09 HAY CUTTERS FORM UNION WITH WOOL 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 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. © 2019 Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. All rights reserved. ADVERTISING SALES Steve Luxford, Pulse Hub Pty Ltd P 0429 699 553 E firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising is subject to terms and conditions published on the ratecard, which is available from Pulse Hub. ISSN 1447-9680 FRONT COVER The performance benefits of Merino wool were once again highlighted at this year’s Boston Marathon – the most prestigious marathon in the world. The campaign involved the retail and launch of an adidas Merino T-shirt that was presented to leading and influential runners and was available to purchase by other runners and consumers. See page 4 to read more. This magazine is printed on PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) paper stock. 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 instagram.com/TheWoolmarkCompany twitter.com/woolmark youtube.com/TheWoolmarkCompany AWI INVESTMENT STRATEGIES Marketing Business Services Sheep Production Woolgrower Services Processing Innovation & Education Extension email@example.com GD3378 4 Boston’s Merino marathon 6 Track runner Stewart McSweyn 7 APL’s fusion of fitness and fashion 8 Kickstarting a new Merino shirt 8 Perfect high-tech Merino T-shirt 9 Hay Cutters form union with wool 10 Wool Week in Australia 12 Country Road’s good yarn 13 Ella Sanders - back to woolly roots 14 Gabriela Hearst’s Merino magic 15 Wool for Venice’s gondoliers 16 China’s EPO chooses Merino 17 Woolmark Studio 3.0 in China 17 Nano Universe’s knitwear in Japan 18 Young woolgrowers visit China 20 Textile innovations at Woolmark Prize 22 Byborre’s knit innovations 23 Bradford Textile Society Awards 23 Paddock Pen Pals 24 Wool4School in UK and Italy 25 Wool denim in Japan 25 Talking Turkey 27 MiniJumbuk’s drought fundraiser 28 Woolstar’s traceability program 28 Soft Rolling Skin genetics 30 Regenerative agriculture techniques 31 Regenerative graziers: $ + happy 32 Case study: Tim Wright’s ‘Lana’, NSW 34 Charles Massy interview 35 Wool’s gross margins continue to rise 36 Low wrinkle–high fleece weights 38 Genetically reducing breech flystrike 40 Flystrike insecticide resistance 42 Stay vigilant of liver fluke 44 Classing for lifetime productivity 46 Rabbit biocontrol a winner 47 Keep baiting for wild dogs 48 Wild dog control coordinators 50 Farmers2Founders ag-tech opportunities 50 AWI smart tags - get involved! 51 Fencing? No sweat! 52 Solar powered shearing shed 53 R&D to reduce shearers’ injuries 54 Sub Clover Red Leaf Syndrome 55 Containment feeding webinar 56 AWI workshops for growers 56 It’s ewe time! presentations available 57 AWI’s state networks for growers 57 AWI’s ‘The Yarn’ podcast 58 EMI’s strong performance continues 59 Register now for WoolQ 60 Market Intel: Forex effects 61 Readers’ photos ON-FARM OFF-FARM