One-in-three wool farmers financially worse-off in pandemic
A survey has revealed the impact of the coronavirus economic slowdown so far on the wool industry, with one in three farms reporting a loss in income.
The price of wool has collapsed this year, down by up to 35 percent since January.
Growers are now worried border closures could see a shearer shortage come spring.
Rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with Wool Producers Australia President Ed Storey:
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