The Montana sheep extension program is a demand driven program which strives to address specific needs of Montana sheep producers. The goal of the sheep extension program is to provide programs, knowledge, and assistance to sheep ranchers throughout Montana and the Rocky Mountain region.

A cooperative project between Montana Wool Growers Association and Montana State University, dedicated to developing and implementing non-traditional adjustment strategies that will increase the competitiveness of Montana’s lamb and wool in the world market.


The Wool Lab

The Montana Wool Laboratory's purpose is to support MSU Sheep Extension, research, and teaching efforts. In addition, research projects associated with objective measurement of wool are conducted. This laboratory also collaborates with many scientists throughout the west concerning wool aspects of their research activities.


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