Wool growers hanging on in the Cowboy State

Monroe, Tim
March 2010
Wyoming Business Report;Mar2010, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p6
The article discusses the challenges facing the lamb and wool industry in Wyoming. Wyoming Wool Growers Association executive president Bryce Reece notes the decrease in the number of sheep in previous years due to drought. He states that sheep producers are looking for replacement ewes especially with the good lamb prices and wool demand. Wyoming Wool Growers Association president Gene Hardy adds that some of the biggest threat to the industry are the management of predators as well as environmental issues.


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