Separating Ewes to Improve Wool Production and Reduce Overgrazing
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- Separating Ewes to Improve Wool Production and Reduce Overgrazing
- 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 cost about $8.00 each and the two sheep taken in exchange can be sold for meat at about $3.00 to $4.00 each. The money has been provided by SIPA and Mr. Twombly is selecting the sheep and with the local SIPA Agents making the exchanges.; Near Puno, Peru. Elevation: 13,000 feet.; Photograph by: Earl E. Smith, USAID/Peru.
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- Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
- Item identifier:
- Smith, Earle E. more info on Smith, Earle E.
- Created Date:
- circa to
- Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
- Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
- University Archives Photograph Collection. Agricultural Extension and Research services (UA023.007) held by Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
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