July 2012

New England Sheep and Wool Show and Sale (July 2012)

July 26, 2012
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The 2012 New England Sheep Show and Sale was held in Springfield, MA in conjunction with the North East Youth Show last weekend. Romneys are always very well received in this geographical locale and this year was no exception. I am pleased to report that a new record was set for Romney ewes being sold [...]

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2012 North East Youth Sheep Show

July 25, 2012
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North East Youth Sheep Show (July 2012) This past weekend I once again made my annual trek to the NEYSS in Springfield, MA. As always it was great weekend with good people, good sheep and good food. The Romney show was the second largest breed show with 19 exhibitors and 79 entries from 7 states. [...]

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ARBA’s Centennial Celebration

July 23, 2012

Come join us for ARBA’s centennial celebration at the District 4 Regional Show at the Oregon State Fair on August 24 and 25. Festivities start on August 23 at the 4:30 – 6:00 Meet & Greet to be held at the Willamette Heritage Center on 1313 Mill St. SE in Salem, OR. The banquet and [...]

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2012 All American Jr Sheep Show Report

July 17, 2012

I have just returned from Iowa where the All American Jr Show took place this year. Des Moines was hot and sticky as was pretty much most of the US but the heat did not deter our youth. The barn temperatures were 108+ on Thursday, worse on Friday and then slightly hotter on Saturday, Sunday [...]

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ARBA Survey Results

July 1, 2012

In the Spring of 2012, ARBA members were able to take part in a survey through this website. The total number of surveys submitted was 37. The survey results are detailed in the following PDF: Spring 2012 ARBA Survey Results (485 KB PDF)

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