Sheep are noble animals – Video documentary – Episode 1

In the first episode of our new video documentary, we go on a journey with our Commercial and Sustainability Manager Willy Gallia to overlook the shearing on one of the Fuhrmann managed farms.

ISPO 2019 Report

From 03-06 February 2019, the ISPO fair took place once again in snowed-in Munich, Germany. The International Sports and Outdoor fair had a total of 2.943 exhibitors showcasing their goods to around 80.000 visitors from 120 countries who attended the fair.

Travelling the wool industry

In November 2018, we had another student visiting us at Fuhrmann. After Nick from Australia spent time with us in February of 2018, we now had the honour of having Philippe Strehle visiting us from France.

Willy Gallia Presentation at the IWTO Wool Round Table 2018

On 3-4 December 2018, the International Wool Textile Organisation held its annual Wool Round Table event in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The round table event brought together 50 international wool industry leaders to discuss current topics.

Merino Ram Show 2018

Congratulations to the three winners of the Merino Ram Show 2018 Between 7-8 December 2018, the 81st Merino Ram Show took place in Trelew, Argentina.  The Merino Ram Show continued with the new two part concept introduced last year.

Report from the Textile Exchange Conference 2018 in Milan

On 22-24 October 2018, we took part in the Textile Exchange conference 2018 held in Milan, Italy. The event was an interesting learning experience for us and we would like to share our impressions with you here on our blog.

RWS wool from Argentina

As of October 2018, Fuhrmann is an official supplier of Textile Exchange’s Responsible Wool Standard certified wool. The certification was obtained for all 12 Fuhrmann managed farms across Patagonia as well as the scouring and combing mill based in Trelew.

Farm Life Journey Episode 3: Lambing Season

After a long winter, spring has finally arrived in Patagonia in the South of Argentina. The best thing about spring is our lambing season when our cute little lambs finally arrive.

Farm Life Journey Episode 2: Meet our shearing teams

As of 15 July 2018, the Fuhrmann shearing season has officially begun. Our shearing season lasts for three months until the middle of October. Two shearing teams travel from farm to farm starting on the farms located in the north-east of Patagonia.

Farm Life Journey Episode 1: Sheep mating season

After a quiet month of February on the farm, our sheep year starts with the sheep mating season. This period of the year is the end of summer going into autumn. The rams and ewes live for the most part of the year in separate flocks. Between March and June, we join our rams together […]