2017 Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School enrollment deadline January 6
Participants interested in all aspects of sheep production and marketing Oregon-style have until January 6, 2017, to register for the March 12 – 15, Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School. The intense three-day program features close examination of year-round lambing, grass fed operations, and unique livestock handling systems being utilized in the Willamette Valley during the sheep industry’s most active time of year in Oregon.
Tours will include Kalapooia Grass Fed Processing plant, vineyard grazing and a variety of winter lambing, shearing and working facilities. The program ends with an optional one-day tour to the Oregon Coast that ends back at the Portland airport for either a night flight or overnight stay for a flight the next day.
Participants, who must be 20 years of age and older, must submit a completed application form by January 6, 2017. Although there is no fee to apply, a registration fee of $200 is required once accepted to the school. Fee includes food, lodging and site tours. Transportation to and from Albany, Oregon is additional.
For more information, call 503-364-5462 or visit www.nlfa-sheep.org.