Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / AWI unveils new innovations in wool farming
AWI unveils new innovations in wool farming
03
Feb '14
Australian producers are sharing innovations to reduce time, save on costs and generally make life easier.
 
Bestprac, Australian Wool Innovation's extension network for pastoral wool producers, has profiled ideas such as goat traps, grid gates and the use of electronic sheep technology through the Innovation Manual but has now launched the first outputs of the Accelerating Rangeland Innovation project.
 
Wool producers who are seeking new ideas to implement in their business can now access a series of innovations from other pastoral properties. These have been published as profiles, business cases and videos available on the Bestprac website.
 
"AWI is accelerating the uptake of innovation in the pastoral zone by sharing advancements within the industry. The innovation profiles, videos and business cases will show you how you can implement these innovations on your own property, while up-skilling the whole industry," said Pene Keynes, Bestprac National Coordinator.
 
Angus Whyte is a NSW pastoral wool producer who has implemented rotational grazing on his property. He says, since making the change "rotational grazing has been a major time saver, and has made us more money in our business."
 
Business cases have been developed to help producers identify the benefits, costs and risks associated with a sample of innovations, including 'Shearing Every Eight Months'. "These business cases provide pastoralists with a useful planning process to help them make a decision. A bit like formalising those 'back of the envelope' calculations," said Pene Keynes, Bestprac National Coordinator.
 
Bestprac is running an online webinar on the 12th of February at 6pm SA time, on 'How to Implement Rotational Grazing in the Pastoral Zone'. The webinar will give pastoralists the opportunity to hear from livestock consultant, Nic Kentish, and Angus Whyte. 

Australian Wool Innovation Limited


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 21st Jul 2017

No shortage of cotton & yarn in country: Minister

There is no shortage of cotton and yarn in the country, and the...

Pic courtesy: Sutlej Textiles & Industries Ltd

Textiles | On 21st Jul 2017

Sutlej Textiles’ Q1 FY18 EBITDA expands to Rs 76.28 cr

Sutlej Textiles and Industries Ltd (STIL), one of India’s largest...

Textiles | On 21st Jul 2017

CAI revises 2016-17 cotton crop to 337.25 lakh bales

Cotton Association of India (CAI) has upwardly revised cotton crop...

Interviews View All

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X