2013 ARBA Board Candidate Biographies

May 18, 2013

Following are Candidate Biographies for the upcoming 2013 ARBA Board Election: 2013 Candidates for President Ron Andress My name is Ron Andress and I would like to continue as your ARBA President. My wife Sue and I have been raising Romney sheep for 20 years. We live in southeastern Pennsylvania. When our three sons were [...]

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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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ARBA Membership Dues Reminder

March 13, 2013

Just a reminder that to be eligible to receive a ballot in the 2013 election, members must be current. Late membership dues of $25 must be paid by April 1, 2013, and this information verified by ASR in its April statement.

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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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Calling For 2013 ARBA Board Nominations

February 26, 2013

Are you an active member and interested in running for an office in ARBA? Volunteers are always welcome to nominate themselves by using the following procedure: Call or email between the dates of March 10th to April 10th the President or Secretary and let them know what office you are interested in. The President or [...]

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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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Happy New Year, All!

January 7, 2013

It’s that time again, and I know that your first NewYear’s resolution was to renew your ARBA membership for 2013! Good for you! When you renew, your information will be updated which will enable the following: Other Romney breeders will be able to contact you. Your eligibility for the spring voting is ensured (Active members [...]

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