Merino Review 2019 – First Lite – CP Wool

June 27, 2019 10:04 am

INNOVATION • Hunter’s clothing A natural choice for outdoors​​ ​Simon Williamson’s passion for wool is infectious. He is on a mission to tap into the growing consumer preference for natural, sustainable, wool clothing. ​​​The upper Waitaki Valley farmer owns the 3700ha Glenbrook Station north of Omarama, with wife Kirsty and three sons, George, Ben and Ted. He was approached several…

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Dual cropping to increase efficiency in commercial hemp farming

June 14, 2019 11:26 am

New multi-purpose cropping innovations being developed by Hemp NZ, Carrfields and NZ Yarn are paving the way for highly efficient use of the whole plant – resulting in higher potential returns for growers. Under a partnership established late last year, Hemp NZ, NZ Yarn and Carrfields are making pioneering changes to hemp harvesting technology, which allows the stalks and seed…

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Shareholders back Primary Wool Co-Operative, providing strong support for organisation’s future

May 30, 2019 2:40 pm

Primary Wool Co-Operative (PWC) shareholders have placed their organisation on an extremely strong footing for the future, providing overwhelming support for two key resolutions at the co-operative’s 44th annual general meeting. Farmer shareholders voted in favour of maintaining PWC’s 50% shareholding in CP Wool, as well as over 98% supporting a constitutional change enabling a capital raise to back CP Wool’s…

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NZ Yarn welcomes Hemp New Zealand as new strategic partner

December 14, 2018 11:02 am

NZ Yarn Ltd, a world-leading producer of New Zealand wool yarns for the global soft flooring market, is pleased to announce a major new strategic shareholder and business partner: Hemp New Zealand Ltd. Under the agreement, Hemp New Zealand has acquired a 15% interest in NZ Yarn, with the objective of installing a hemp fibre processing facility within the NZ…

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CP Wool announces exclusive partnership to distribute NZ wool carpets in the US

October 10, 2018 4:08 pm

Premium New Zealand wool carpets and rugs will soon be available to thousands more US consumers under a new distribution partnership between Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool) and J Mish Mills.Under the agreement, leading carpet business J Mish will design and manufacture carpets and rugs from yarn grown and spun in New Zealand. The products will then be distributed throughout the US via J…

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Wool Sale, 28 March 2018

March 28, 2018 3:32 pm

At today’s wool sale the small offering of good colour XBD fleece wools were 2.5% cheaper while good quantities of poor colour were unchanged. XBD 2nd shear wools both good and poor colour were generally unchanged. 1st lambs 29 micron were 1% dearer, 30 micron and 31 micron were 1 to 2% cheaper. 2nd lambs were generally 5% dearer. 2nd…

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CP Wool Summer Newsletter 2017

December 19, 2017 10:12 am

Take a look at our latest newsletter. Read up on New Zealand farmers taking merino wool to Italy, a new wool rep for the Wairarapa, and the latest market reports.  See the full version here

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Wool Sale 26 October 2017

October 27, 2017 8:31 am

Market Report: A superb offering of fine wool was the highlight of today’s wool sale. Prices were in some cases extreme with competition well spread over all micron categories. With increased demand for sound, good-length wool buyers were competing strongly as the season for fine wool comes to an end. With the depreciating currency of approximately 3% we saw crossbred prices…

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