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#037: Richard Halliday explains how a merino stud operation works

Richard Halliday Callowie Episode Wool Academy Podcast 37

Richard Halliday is a dedicated wool grower and merino stud breeder. In addition, Richard is the current president of WoolProducers Australia, the national voice for wool growers in Australia. In this interview, Richard talks about his operation and his passion for wool. Richard takes the time to explain various sheep terms such as hogget or…

#022: Terry Townsend rectifies fake facts about growing natural fibres

Terry Townsend Cotton Analytics interview at the Wool Academy Podcast with Elisabeth van Delden

In this episode, cotton expert Dr Terry Townsend talks about the natural fibres industries in general. Terry gives brief introductions about cotton as well as other natural fibres. He points out why it is so important for natural fibres to connect and defend themselves against the synthetic fibres industry. Terry also expresses his high appreciation for…

#021: Philip Attard About Creating the Gostwyck Merino Brand

Philip Attard at Wool Academy Podcast episode 21

In this episode wool grower and entrepreneur Philip Attard talks about the business he and his wife Alison created based out of their farm Gostwyck in Australia. Philip explains the different strategies he applied to create the Gostwyck Merino Wool brand to ensure a sustainable income for the business. One important aspect of Gostwyck Merino…

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#018: Geoff Kingwill About Wool Growing in the Semi-desert

Geoff Kingwill Wool Academy Podcast episode 018

South African Wool Grower Geoff Kingwill, shares insights into what it is like to run sheep in the semi-desert of the Karoo. He explains how holistic management of sheep and land helps reverse desertification. Geoff also explains what all there is to achieve and gain when working together with all parts of the wool industry supply chain. Learn…

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