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Spin a profit from wool production by following some of these tips for selling wool.
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With a couple of tools and a bit of practice, you'll be spinning in no time
Spinning animal fiber into yarn is an age-old practice. Wool from sheep and alpacas, angora from rabbits, and cashmere from goats can provide clothing for your family or to sell to others....
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A colorful, relatively new breed stands out on the farm
A 1970’s experiment crossing Tunis and Barbados Blackbelly sheep had an unexpected result – a new hybrid animal with remarkable coloring. The breed was named “California Red....
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Ramblers Way Farm creates sustainable and ethical apparel made in America. Here’s how the company creates socially responsible and soft, next-to-skin wool garments.
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You may be able to spin a profit from wool production
When the sheep are sheared every spring, all that wool has to go somewhere. You might as well try to sell it. There are plenty of wool crafters and fiber manufacturers looking for fleece. Gary...
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New wool fabric manufacturing equipment has possibilities for sheep producers
American companies that make clothing out of wool have had to send the fabric overseas for special processing that prevents shrinking in the washer and dryer. That's about to change. Burton...
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Betsy Freese visited the Iowa State Fair this summer and took some fun photos. Take a look!