It was clear from the visit; students were quite surprised at the scale the BWMB
operates at," he said.
Mr Corbett also encouraged any new entrants into sheep farming to visit the BWMB
stand and ensure their thoughts are heard.
producer communications manager Gareth Jones said: "Wool is a truly sustainable, renewable material which has a wide variety of uses in both the fashion and interior design sectors, being used to create some of the finest fashions across the world, while also being an excellent material for use in floor coverings and soft furnishings.
A founder member of the Anglesey Show lamb shearing competition, for the past four years he's represented Anglesey on the BWMB
And, importantly for BWMB
producers, prices seen in the first six sales of the new selling season are ahead of the guide prices BWMB
issued ahead of the sales.
Looking ahead to the coming season, BWMB
South Wales Board Member Gethin Havard says he is hopeful of the recent strong demand continuing.
No special nomination forms are required but the BWMB
will supply suitable forms if required.
9am Cookery demonstration on Dunbia Stand (Repeated again during the day) 9am Guess the breed of sheep from its fleece BWMB
Stand 9am Judging of the best trade stand and best sheep breed society stand along with the Wool on the Hoof competition.
Prices could have been even better had two BWMB
sales not been cancelled due to limited supplies.
This included a prize sale of hoggs and lambs sponsored by the BWMB
and judged by John Owen, Frochas.
The nationwide competition is open to all producers marketing their wool through the BWMB
During their visit, the group spent time on the farms of Bedwyr Jones, British Wool Marketing Board member in Snowdonia, and Mr Corbett, who stepped down recently as BWMB