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Reinvigorating Colorado's Yarn Economy03:52

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Ranchers in the Midwest and the Rocky Mountains have a rich heritage of raising sheep – either for their meat or for their wool.

Colorado ranks third in the country's in wool production - even though the overall sheep herd there has been slipping for decades.

But one entrepreneur is hoping to reinvigorate the region’s wool economy.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Harvest Public Media’s Luke Runyon explains how.


This segment aired on December 30, 2014.

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