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34th North East Youth Sheep Show July 19 – 22, 2018

April 26, 2018

Make your plans to attend the premier all-breed junior show in the northeast! The 34th North East Youth Sheep Show will be held July 19 – 22, 2018 at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. See this flyer for details

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Washington County (NY) Fiber Tour

April 21, 2018

The Washington County Fiber Tour in NYS, north of Albany, is on again for the 26th year, April 28-29. Free. Drive it yourself. Weather good, or weather miserable. You can visit 9 farms and a yarn spinning mill. Check out the Fiber Tour’s facebook page. Since the 1800’s, Washington County, New York, has been a [...]

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Sheep Facility Tour June 4, 2018

April 6, 2018

The Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program, dedicated to changing sheep production to make it more profitable for producers, is excited to offer an idea filled sheep facility tour. The Pipestone Lamb and Wool program offers this tour every other year and this will be the sixth tour offered. The purpose of the tour is to [...]

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National Sheep Improvement Program Workshops May 2-9, 2018

March 23, 2018

National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Workshops are being conducted May 2-9, 2018 in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI and VT. View the attached flyer for more details including registration information. Getting your Genetics Right: Converting Performance Records into Relevant Decision-Making Tools. Topics being covered: Defining and ranking of traits How genetic information, estimated breeding values [...]

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2018 Hudson Valley Knitters Retreat: April 19-22, 2018

February 18, 2018

We have uploaded the Retreat Program and Registration Information. Download now >>> Sign-ups are going well, but that said, there’s still plenty of room for more people. We have reserved a block of rooms in the Kings Arms unit (across the parking lot from the dining hall), in addition to all of the rooms at [...]

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Livestock Traceability: Opportunities for Animal Agriculture 2018

January 15, 2018

NIAA 2018 Annual Conference Announces April 10-12 Agenda Contact: Katie Ambrose katie.ambrose@animalagriculture.org 719-538-8843, ext. 14 NIAA News Release, January 12, 2018— The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will fuse new features into this year’s conference, titled Livestock Traceability: Opportunities for Animal Agriculture, taking place April 10th–12th at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. [...]

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2017 Romney Futurity Results

January 5, 2018
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American Romney Breeders are proud to announce the winner of their 2017 Futurity. First place was secured by Megan Higgins of Coventry, CT. Megan did an awesome job of raising and showing this Fall Ewe Lamb. This lamb was purchased at the Romney National Sale held at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in May [...]

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(Updated) Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability Workshops

December 18, 2017

California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is hosting four interactive workshops focusing on improving lamb marketing and quality as well as producer profitability by applying innovative management practices and technologies.

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