A video demonstrating the features and benefits of using the Wool ComfortMeter is now available. The Wool ComfortMeter is an instrument capable of objectively measuring the comfort of garments when worn next to skin, in particular garments containing wool that are worn for sport, outdoor or other active pursuits. The video shows the Wool ComfortMeter in use, describes how it works and what it reports as well as providing some insight into its development by the Sheep CRC.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for November 2016 compared with the same period last season are:
+23.0%, +21.5% and +21.8% respectively.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for October 2016 compared with the same period last season are:
-12.5%, -13.0% and -12.1% respectively.
With harvest now upon us here in Australia and the recent decision by the APVMA to issue a permit to allow minor use of AGVET product to control weed production in the barley crop, it is important to be guided by the instructions for use provided by the manufacturer and the APVMA on the product’s use.
The AWTA Raw Wool Melbourne Laboratory will be closed for business on Tuesday, 1 November 2016 for the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday. As this is a metropolitan Melbourne public holiday, all other AWTA Raw Wool laboratories and regional operations will be open for business as usual on this day.
AWTA Product Testing will be closed for business on Monday, 31 October and Tuesday, 01 November 2016.