The most positive note out of this week's wool market was the lift in demand for crossbred wools.
New research funded by Meat & Livestock Australia is looking at the potential of biochar in feed rations to cut greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.
Hopes the wool market might be about to stabilise were dashed at sales today with the EMI losing another 11c.
Wool brokers' boss John Colley says no mechanism is needed to halt wool sales during big price drops.
The wool market showed signs of stabilising at sales in Sydney and Melbourne today on the back of a much reduced offering.
Wool auctions should continues despite last week's big price drop of almost 10pc in the benchmark eastern market indicator.
Last financial year was another record-breaking affair for both lamb and mutton exports with big increases in sales to the US and China.