Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
Episode 10 2023 Promo
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
Mohair fibre production for the gift and tourism markets.
Developing wool products for domestic and international markets.
Upscaling sheepskins at a Wanaka furnishings store.
Super fine merino wool from Matangi Station in Central Otago.
A company using wool for disposable hygiene products.
Lowering greenhouse gases by breeding low methane emitting sheep.
Combining a love of wool and design in products for children
A visit to Stonyhurst in North Canterbury - an historic farm with its eye on the future
Searching for the genetic markers for the structure of wool at AgResearch
Design Spun is only one of three worsted wool yarn manufacturing mills in Australasia
Finding new uses for wool at AgResearch
A visit to an iconic sock manufacturer in Norsewood.
Shearing runs in the blood for Farrell and Connie Chrystal. In 2003 they took the opportunity to buy the family shearing business and haven’t looked back.
Creating high value industrial textiles from wool
The NZ Wool Testing Authority has added new test for wool staple length and strength
An innovative product made from sheep's wool byproduct lanolin
Stansborough Textiles produce wool from their own Gotland Pelt Sheep for film and fashion
An unusual tourism business based on the virtues of wool and unique accommodation
Adding value to the Trelawne Poll Dorset wool clip by creating high quality duvet inners
A touring expo spreading the message about the sustainability and versatility of wool
Willie and Sue Ensor are involved in a Beef + Lamb profit partnership programme
A Primary Growth Partnership Programme is underway at Paul Ensors sheep and beef farm
Felted wool yarn production for high-end rugs
Balmoral Station is home to high country farmers, Andrew and Karen Simpson
A group of Banks Peninsula farmers work together to improve their returns for wool
A large wool processing company is reducing it's environmental impact
A study looking at what genetic variation causes differences in wool characteristics
Producing fine micron merino wool on a high country station