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Drought and wool-growing


Woolgrowers plan for, and carefully manage their environment and animals, through drought and dry times to ensure the sustainability of wool-growing enterprises, the industry and the environment.


Drought and wool-growing

The Woolmark Company’s parent body has a range of drought planning, management and recovery resources available for woolgrowers going into, enduring and recovering from drought.

These resources include practical guidelines and examples, measurement tools, case studies and support networks to ensure Australian woolgrowers are well prepared for dry conditions.

Farm management practices to prepare and recover from drought

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Wool is 100% biodegradable

When wool is disposed of, it will naturally decompose in soil in a matter of months or years, slowly releasing valuable nutrients back into the earth.
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天然の通気性を備えたウール

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生来通気性に優れているウール繊維。ウール繊維は大量の水蒸気を吸収して放出することができるため、ウール製の衣類はさらっと快適だ。
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Wool is not an allergen

Science shows wool is not an allergen, with superfine Merino wool textiles and clothes not causing any itch and may benefit eczema management.
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Wool is naturally odour resistant

Wool garments and textiles are naturally odour resistant due to the fibre’s unique properties and chemical structure.