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Oregon State Fair Offers Wool Shows

May 15, 2019

Clean up those fleeces and get your entries submitted on-line for one of two shows being offered during the Oregon State Fair. Information can be located on the fair website, within the sheep division. The ewe fleece class is open to all breeds and exhibitors for a $3 entry fee and no limit on the [...]

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American Lamb Summit – August 27 & 28

May 10, 2019

  Register now! Space is limited.   Premier 1 Supplies invites you to attend the American Lamb Summit in Ft. Collins, CO on August 27-28.   * Purpose * To identify how and why to improve both the market value and the eating value of US lamb.        For 30 years US lamb has steadily [...]

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Sheep For Profit School July 10-13, 2019

May 4, 2019

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the 2019 Pipestone Lamb and Wool Sheep for Profit School, which will be held on July 10th through 13th in Pipestone. This will be the 10th course offering with 173 past participants from 23 different states and Canada completing the course. The Sheep for Profit School is a [...]

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Looking for Show Sponsors

April 27, 2019

Hello ARBA Members: Plans are well under way for the 2019 National Romney Show, which will be held September 6-8 at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson Wisconsin. Additional information can be found on their website: https://wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com. The website is not completely updated with 2019 show information. Stay tuned for more details on [...]

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SAVE THE DATE: Improving Your Flock’s Wool & Fiber Quality Workshop – August 23 2019

April 8, 2019

Please view this flyer for registration information.

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Article by Zane Van Horsen

April 4, 2019

Hi! Lambing has just been winding down for us here in Oregon. Lambing season is always my favorite, but its end is always a highlight because no more night checks and finally getting to sleep more than 4 hours at a time! After some really weird weather (snow in the Willamette Valley is unheard of), [...]

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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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