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Grey Bruce Farmers Week 2020 Livestreaming Agricultural Learning Opportunity – SHEEP DAY 2020

July 19, 2019

Dear Shepherd’s, Shearers, Sheep producers and Sheep enthusiasts: Grey Bruce Farmers Week (GBFW) will be hosting its 54th annual conference January 3-9, 2020 in Elmwood Ontario. GBFW has been a main stay for the agricultural industry in Grey County since 1966. Our mandate to provide education to farmers and agribusiness has been steadily growing. We […]

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UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: California Wool Growers Assn. Hosts 3rd Annual Online All Breeds Sheep Sale

July 19, 2019

Sacramento, CA. – California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is hosting its 3rd Annual Online All Breeds Sheep Sale on August 1 – 2, 2019. The following breeds will be offered including registered and unregistered sheep. Breeds to be sold include Columbia, Corriedale, Crossbred, Dorper, Natural Colored, Shetland, Shropshire, Southdown, Targhee, Wether Sire Ewe Lambs, and […]

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ARBA Election Results

July 1, 2019

The ballots have been counted and here are your newly elected board members for the American Romney Breeders Association. They will start their new terms at the annual meeting being held at Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival this year. President – Don Burgess Vice President – Anne McIntyre Lahner Director at Large – Rick Trojanoski […]

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Southern Adirondack Wool Pool, processing information, and knitters tours

June 9, 2019

Wool Pool June 13-15 The 9th annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Producers Cooperative wool pool will be held June 13-15 at the Washington County Fairgrounds on State Rte 29 in Greenwich, New York. The pool hours will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. A large national wool buyer is offering sheep farmers from throughout New York and neighboring states current […]

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Preventing and Controlling Footrot in Sheep Webinar

May 25, 2019

Join us for a webinar on June 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM CDT. Register now! https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/589593718137032459 Presenter: Mike Neary, PhD Extension Small Ruminant Specialist Purdue University Host: Dr. Jay Parsons, Department of Agricultural Economics University of Nebraska-Lincoln Time: 8:00 PM Eastern; 7:00 PM Central; 6:00 PM Mountain; 5:00 PM Pacific Description: Predators and footrot have […]

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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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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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