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American Wool Council

ASI (American Sheep Industry) is the national organization representing the interests of the 64,000 sheep producers located throughout the United States. From East to West, farm flocks to range operations, ASI works to represent the interests of all producers. ASI is a federation of 40+ state sheep associations as well as individual members. All ASI officers, board of director members and council and committee members serve as volunteers without pay.

A division of ASI, the American Wool Council works to improve the American wool industry and to promote the usage of American wool both in domestic and international markets. The 14-member American Wool Council oversees wool promotion activities made possible by the Wool Trust Fund. The objective of the Wool Trust Fund program is to assist U.S. wool producers in improving the quality of wool produced in the United States and to assist U.S. wool producers in the development and promotion of the wool market.

The largest division of ASI, the American Wool Council works to improve the American wool industry and to promote the usage of American wool both in domestic and international markets. The 14-member American Wool Council currently oversees wool promotion activities made possible by the Wool Trust Fund. The objective of the Wool Trust Fund program is to assist U.S. wool producers in improving the quality of wool produced in the United States and to assist U.S. wool producers in the development and promotion of the wool market. Primary program areas are _quality improvement, including new technology, market accessibility, market information, wool production and quality assurance; _market research and promotion; and _communication. The export marketplace is becoming increasingly important for U.S. wool producers. As a result, the American Wool Council has increased its work in the international marketplace to ensure that buyers around the world are aware of the quality and availability of American wool. ASI secures funding for international market development activities from the U.S. Department of Agricultures Foreign Agricultural Service. The Wool Trust Fund supports international programs.

Market

Children, Womens, Mens

Categories

Textiles

Import/Export

Headquarters

9785 Maroon Circle Suite 360

Englewood, CO US

Main 303.771.3500

Fax 303.771.8200