UW launches wool initiative; program's goal to expand the sheep industry in Wyoming

28 Jul 2022


CASPER — Wyoming is the wine country of wool. At least, that’s how the University of Wyoming Extension sheep specialist, Whit Stewart, describes it. 

And with the state ranking No. 1 in wool production in the 2017 Census of Agriculture — with 2,796,792 pounds shorn — it kind of is, in a way. 

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