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Washington County, NY Fiber Tour

March 17, 2019

Washington County (NY) Fiber Tour – Quality and Diversity. The Tour celebrates its 27th annual free event, April 27-28, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participating are 9 farms (including three that raise Romneys) and a fiber spinning mill. washingtoncountyfibertour.org Our scenic County, which borders Vermont, is the most active and productive agricultural county in [...]

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ARBA Elections

March 15, 2019

I hope everyone’s lambing went, is going, or will go well with many romney lambs thriving despite some of the weather folks have been experiencing. Elections are only a couple of months away for the American Romney Breeders Association. The following positions will be contested this year: President, Vice President, Director at-large, District Directors for [...]

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Hudson Valley Textile Project Summit March 20

February 26, 2019

The 3rd Annual Summit will be a gathering of farmers, makers, designers, manufacturers, and others interested in strengthening the Hudson Valley sustainable farm to fabric supply chain. Featured keynote speaker (and book signing) Stephany Wilkes, author of Raw Material. Summit Registration Fee ($30/person) covers facility rental, meals, and parking charges. There is a limit of [...]

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Membership Mentors

February 3, 2019

A number of Romney breeders have volunteered to assist with questions related to the association, sheep management, marketing, wool processing and needs specific to your program. Please use this resource in helping to realize results with your Romneys. Please go to the Membership Mentors page to see the PDF document listing the mentors.

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Article from Junior Member Adeline Skidmore in Maryland

January 27, 2019
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This year is the first year we lambed on our farm. Lambs are so sweet and cute. They are even cute when they are first born. My ewe Sarah had two ram lambs. She licked them to clean them up and I thought that was really gross. When my mom said we had to go [...]

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Winter 2019 District 4 Report

January 12, 2019

Happy New Year! Here in Oregon we are heading into lambing season, as I am sure many Romney breeders throughout the country are. Some of you may have already started lambing or finished lambing already. Here in western Oregon we have mild, wet winters but this winter we have been experiencing lower rainfall than usual. [...]

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Vendor Application for 2019 Scio Fat Lamb Fiber Festival

January 7, 2019

Please see the following document: Vendor Application for 2019 Scio Fat Lamb Fiber Festival

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Romney Ramblings – Jan 2019

January 6, 2019
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The Jan 2019 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Jan 2019 (2 MB PDF).

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