30 Jun 2020

Wool industry in 'depressing' state as returns stoop to record

From Checkpoint, 5:39 pm on 30 June 2020

"Depressing" "tragic," and "very frustrating" - those are just some of the words being used to described the state of the country's wool industry.While crossbred wool prices have been struggling for years, Covid-19 has seen returns stoop to new record low levels - with some farmers receiving less than a dollar a kilogram for their wool.