Sheep industry honors Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas, Professor of Animal Sciences and Extension Sheep Specialist, was inducted into the Wisconsin State Fair Sheep Barn Hall of Fame on Wednesday, July 30 at State Fair Park, West Allis for his contributions to the Wisconsin and U.S. sheep industries. His induction brings the number of sheep breeders and sheep educators in the Sheep Barn Hall of Fame to nine. Previous CALS faculty and staff that have received this recognition are Jim Elphick, retired Sheep Unit Manager, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, and Art Pope, Emeritus Professor of Animal Sciences.