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Ulster Wool and NSA host joint meeting for sheep farmers Ulster Wool and NSA host joint meeting for sheep farmers 2 May 2019 Sheep farmers and wool producers in Northern Ireland are invited to attend an open meeting jointly hosted by Ulster Wool and the National Sheep Association (NSA). Read Events
Training and hard work pays off for Northern Ireland Young Farmer Training and hard work pays off for Northern Ireland Young Farmer 17 April 2019 Jack Robinson, aged 28 from Londonderry/Derry has seen his passion for shearing sheep take him around the world. Read Press Release
Do you hold the Golden Fleece? Do you hold the Golden Fleece? 16 April 2019 Ulster Wool has launched the 2019 Golden Fleece Competition, designed to showcase the exceptional quality of wool. Read Press Release
Balmoral Show Balmoral Show 4 April 2019 The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is Northern Ireland's largest agri-food event, promising a fun filled day out for all the family. Read Events
Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum 4 March 2019 The World Economic Forum has highlighted some shocking facts recently, explaining how our culture of fast fashion harms the environment. Read Blog
Collection service available from Ulster Wool up to 28th Feb 2019 Collection service available from Ulster Wool up to 28th Feb 2019 20 February 2019 To assist with farmers who haven’t had the opportunity to get their wool in yet, Ulster Wool are offering a collection service to help producer’s get their wool in for the 2018/19 season before the depot cut-off date of 28th Feb 2019. Read Press Release
We're recruiting- Field Officer We're recruiting- Field Officer 11 January 2019 Ulster Wool is looking to recruit a Field Officer to represent and promote Ulster Wool during the peak season months.  The role of Field Officer is a relatively new position, operating in County Derry, Londonderry and County Tyrone.The main assignment is to attend livestock markets, agricultural shows and events predominantly in the West of Ulster, applicants for the role ideally need to be situated in this area. Read Press Release
Sheep farmers receiving recognition for high quality clips Sheep farmers receiving recognition for high quality clips 6 November 2018 Hundreds of Producers registered with Ulster Wool have received certificates in recognition of delivering an ‘excellent clip’ for the 2018 / 2019 season. Read Press Release
Ulster Wool pays more Ulster Wool pays more 23 October 2018 The Ulster Wool depot team grades tonnes of wool on a daily basis, ensuring farmers across Northern Ireland realise the true market value for their wool. Read Press Release
Do you hold the Golden Fleece? Do you hold the Golden Fleece? 22 October 2018 Producers registered with Ulster Wool have only a few weeks left to enter into this year’s Golden Fleece Competition, designed to showcase the exceptional quality of Ulster produced wool. Read Press Release
Wool handling – best practice, hints & tips Wool handling – best practice, hints & tips 22 October 2018 Ulster Wool talks to Jayne Harkness-Bones, Joint Depot Manager at Ulster Wool's Muckamore depot. Jayne was born into the farming industry and is a seventh generation farmer on her family’s farm.  She’s also been a member of the Northern Ireland competitive shearing team, so knows a thing or two about wool handling! Read Blog
Colin Lays Down His Shears Colin Lays Down His Shears 21 October 2018 Last month, Ulster Wool saw the retirement of one of its key figures, Colin MacGregor. Read Press Release