Wool production to continue downward trend

THE latest wool production forecast for Australia predicts a five per cent decline to 285 million kilograms (mkg) greasy.

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The national wool clip is forecast to drop to 285 million kilograms next year. Picture Mark Saunders.

The forecast for the 2019/20 year, from the Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee (AWPFC), is a reflection of the ongoing drought and historically low sheep numbers.