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Utah

Utah State University

1961

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Economics Of Farm Flock Sheep Production In Northern Utah, Bruce E. Nielson May 1961

Economics Of Farm Flock Sheep Production In Northern Utah, Bruce E. Nielson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Throughout the history of mankind, sheep have played a very important and unique part in the economies of the world. They have been a source of meat, milk, skins and fiber. They have become adapted to nearly every kind of husbandry, from nomadic types to intensively managed flocks on small farms and have thrived under nearly all climatic conditions, ranging from sub-artic regions of Greenland to hot areas of the mediterranean countries; from desert areas of Africa to wet lowland of England.

Domestic sheep were introduced on the American continent by Spanish discovered and conquerors in 1493. (8, p.281 ...


The Possible Competitive Position Of Utah Milk Concentrate On Selected Western Markets, Richard S. Magleby May 1961

The Possible Competitive Position Of Utah Milk Concentrate On Selected Western Markets, Richard S. Magleby

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

During the last two decades, Utah's market milk industry has changed from one of local processing and distribution by small-scale plants to one of state-wide distribution by large-scale dairies. At presnt, four large producer cooperatives control most of the state's market milk and six large processing plants accounts for more than 80 percent of the state's fluid milk sales.

Along with centralized processing and distribution has also come some centralization of production. Statistics recently published by Utah State University show that in 1957, 56 percent of the market milk produced in the state came from the five ...


Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry May 1961

Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Since the beginning of history the wool of sheep has been used by the human race. Its chief use has been and still is for clothing. Also, it is widely used for blankets, upholstery, carpets, and numerous other products.

The wool industry is important to the state of Utah, which was the sixth largest producing state in the United States in 1958. Wool growers in Utah received approximately $7,897,000 in sales proceeds and government payments for wool sold during the 1958 marketing year (12).1