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2013 ARBA National Show and Sale – Update

June 8, 2013

The 2013 ARBA Show and Sale will be separated into two different events held at different venues in the Midwest, in hopes that more members will be able to attend one or the other ( or hopefully, both!) The National Romney Sale took place at the Great Lakes Fiber Show and Sale this past Memorial [...]

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ARBA Board Meeting 1-19-2013

April 10, 2013

Members present: Ron Andress, Jane Caulfield, Charlene Carlisle, Carol Pasheilich, Margaret Van Camp, Tracy Haslem, Hilary Chapin, Chris Posbergh, Ed Julian, Scott Culver, Randy Thompson, Carolynn Avery Secretary Report was approved. Dues reminder — was sent via e-mail, put on website and on Facebook. It had also been in the last Ramblings both as part [...]

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Announcing American Romney Yarn

March 31, 2013
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There is a new commercial yarn, available nationwide, that is all pure American Romney. This yarn is shipped to the mill, washed, carded and spun into yarn. It is then sent back to the yarn designer who dyes it and sends it to the wholesale distributor. This product is an opportunity for Romney breeders to [...]

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John Landers – Former Longtime Secretary of ARBA

March 28, 2013

John Landers passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Albany, OR, with his daughter by his side. John was hired by Oregon State University’s Department of Animal Science in 1950. He served 27 years at OSU, principally as a State Extension Livestock Specialist traveling across Oregon helping farmers and ranchers. He also was a [...]

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Romney Juniors — Start your engines and mark your calendars

March 21, 2013

The summer shows are fast approaching with many opportunities to promote the Romney breed while having a good time with friends and families. Although many of you attend local fairs and shows, I would like to encourage you to participate in shows outside of your normal arena. This year add just one or two more [...]

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President’s Message – March 2013

March 8, 2013

It’s lambing time! The time of year all shepherds look forward to. We finally get to see if all the care and hard work pays off. Lambs are the lifeblood of most ARBA sheep operations. They represent future meat, fiber and breeding stock. Every lamb is important to the bottom line. We need to do [...]

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Fifth Annual Morris Culver Memorial Scholarship

February 26, 2013
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ARBA is proud and pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Morris Culver Memorial Scholarship. Morris passed on January 11, 2007, but not before a lifetime of achievement and service that touched all who knew him. Morris was a pioneer in the American Romney Breeders Association. He was a twelve year president of ARBA. He registered [...]

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ARBA Board Meeting 9-29-2012

December 30, 2012

Meeting called to order at 3:03 PM EDT. Present: Ron Andress, Charlene Carlisle, Christiane Payton, Jane Caulfield, Scott Culver, Carol Pasheilich, Chris Posbergh, Ed Julian, Hilary Chapin, Randy Thompson, Margaret Van Camp, Tracy Haslem, Carolynn Avery

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