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Sheep
Department wool feasibility study remains unpublished
Barry Murphy
Farm organisations and opposition TDs continue to question Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue on the delayed publication of a study into the feasibility of the wool sector.
15 June 2022 News
Understanding the many wonderful values of wool
Wool is a unique product that occurs naturally, has numerous valuable uses and will readily biodegrade back into the environment when its lifetime use has been reached.
Extracting nutrients to increase the value of wool
Research in University College Dublin is investigating the potential to extract naturally occurring nutrients such as nitrogen and sulphur from sheep wool.
90% clearance rate at latest British Wool sale
The sale held on Tuesday 26 April was slightly more positive in terms of a higher clearance rate, while the average greasy price was unchanged at 89.5p/kg (€1.07/kg).
30 April 2022 News
No more dagging ewes after big birthday
The Dealer thought his luck had come all at once this week after he received the gift of a battery clippers for a big birthday.
20 April 2022 Dealer
My Farming Week: Karol Devaney, Barnaribbon, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo
Meet the young farmer who is building up his own flock in addition to a wool clothing brand and a podcast.
12 January 2022 News