Merinos have been stripped off Flinders Island in the recent years, as producers opt to run cattle or crossbred sheep instead.
JBS Australia will permanently close its Devonport City domestic-serve processing plant in Tasmania this week.
There are concerns a lack of succession planning will lead to a shortage of wool classers in Tasmania in the future.
Tasmanian woolgrowers are being encouraged to get involved in The Schneider Group’s new quality assurance program, Authentico.
The Calvert brothers have been able to offer their clients the “best of both worlds” in their new business venture, Wool Solutions.