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Wool Pools Serve a Vital Market Function


May 1, 2019

The Hi-Line Wool Pool will be collecting wool on May 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Malta City Shop, located south of Malta at 735 South First Avenue East. All new producers and current wool pool members are welcome.

With approximately 35 producers, the Hi-Line Wool Pool is one of twelve wool pools currently active in Montana, according to records maintained by the American Sheep Industry Association. Wool pools enable ranchers to combine their product to get better prices in a competitive market. Pools also serve a vital function in reducing transportation costs and giving smal...

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