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Separating ewes to improve wool production and reduce overgrazing in Peru

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Title:
Separating ewes to improve wool production and reduce overgrazing in Peru
Topics:
Zoology
Subjects:
Agricultural extension work
Sheep
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
10 x 8 inches
Item identifier:
0007502
Photographer:
Smith, Earle E. more info on Smith, Earle E. 
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Transcribed from back: A program was set up in Puno Department by the North Carolina contract Technician Lou Twombly with the Peruvian Agricultural Extension & Transcribed from back: A program was set up in Puno Department by the North Carolina Contract Technician, Lou Twombly with the Peruvian Agricultural Extension & Research Agency (SIPA) to exchange one good ewe for two poor local sheep. The good ewes being selected in the photograph costs about $8.00 each and the two sheep taken in exchange can be sold for meat at abuot $3.00 to $4.00 each. The money has been provided by DIPA, and Mr. Twombly is selecting the sheep with the local SIPA Agents making the exchanges. Near Pruno, Peru. Elevation: 13,000 feet. Photograph by: Earl E. Smith, USAID/PeruResearch Agency (SIPA) to exchange one good ewe for two poor local sheep. The good ewes being selected in the photograph costs about $8.00 each and the two sheep taken in exchange can be sold for meat at abuot $3.00 to $4.00 each. The money has been provided by DIPA and Mr. Twombly is selecting the sheep with the local SIPA Agents making the exchanges. Near Puno, Peru. Elevation: 13,000 feet. Photograph by: Earl E. Smith, USAID/Peru
Genre:
Action photographs
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service more info on North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service 
Location:
Puno (Puno, Peru)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs