The Montana State University Extension Sheep  Program is a demand-driven program that strives to address specific needs of Montana sheep producers. The goal of the Extesnion Sheep Program is to provide programs, knowledge, and assistance to sheep producers throughout Montana and the Rocky Mountain region.

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


The Montana Wool Lab

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The Montana Wool Laboratory supports the research and education efforts of the MSU Extension Sheep Program. Additionally, the  wool lab conducts research projects associated with objective measurement of wool, and collaborates with scientists throughout the west concerning wool aspects of their research activities.