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Beyond the Bale goes online
Feb '08
The February/March edition of Beyond the Bale is now available online.

Beyond the Bale aims to inform woolgrowers of products and practices to increase the productivity and reduce the cost of production on their farms. The magazine also aims to increase awareness of initiatives and activities in wool textiles to increase the demand for Australian Merino wool.

This latest edition includes a supplement on eco-trends that aims to demonstrate how Australia is well placed to capitalise on the growing consumer demand for environmentally assured wool.

On-farm articles in this edition include:
• genetic solutions to combat flystrike
• Making More From Sheep manual for sheep producers
• visual sheep scores booklet
• a holistic approach to farm management: case study
• GrassGro pasture management software.

Off-farm articles in this edition of Beyond the Bale include:
• young designers show off their wool creations as part of the Protégé Project
• global trends for the demand of Australian Merino wool
• innovations with wool apparel in Japan and China
• the AWTTC training course to improve wool processing skills
• Driza-Bone's Merino outdoor wear put to a marathon test.

Also included is a back page profile of former Geelong AFL captain Andrew Bews and Brisbane AFL trainer Shane Williams who are the entrepreneurs behind using Sportwool in the Arctic Heat cooling vests.

and much more...

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