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ARBA Breed Standard Recommendations For Member Review

August 22, 2016

ARBA Members: please review the document below: ARBA Current Breed Standard With Recommendations For Review

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Romney Ramblings – Summer 2016

August 16, 2016
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The Summer 2016 issue of Romney Ramblings is now available. Download your own copy here: Romney Ramblings – Summer 2016 (2.2 MB PDF).

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1st Annual Wool Conference & 6th Annual Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour

August 16, 2016

The University of Minnesota Extension and The Natural Fiber Alliance is sponsoring the 1st Annual Wool Conference followed by the 6th Annual Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour! Details at: www.naturalfiberalliance.com 1st Annual Wool Conference & 6th Annual Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour Flyer

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ASI Awards Scholarship to Cornell Student

August 16, 2016

Jul. 21, 2016 Source: American Sheep Industry news release Taking on one of the hottest topics in the sheep industry paid off for Chris Posbergh when he was named the winner of the 2016 Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial scholarship in mid-July. The scholarship award is $3,000 this year. A Ph.D. student at New York’s Cornell [...]

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Science Advisory Panel

July 22, 2016

In response to recent events and member concerns, the ARBA Board of Directors has unanimously approved the formation of a Science Advisory Panel. This panel will work to advise the Board of Directors on scientific matters such as genetics, reproduction, nutrition, growth, etc. The panel will be composed of ARBA members from across the country [...]

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Moorit Romneys

June 30, 2016

As some breeders may have noticed at Black Sheep Gathering this year, there were Moorit Romneys exhibited. These sheep originate from semen imported from New Zealand romney breeders and passed inspection prior to importation several years ago. These were registered in ARBA via the amnesty program and at that time it was not known to [...]

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ARBA Elects New Board Members

June 29, 2016

The results of the recent election are in. Returning to serve on the board are Director at Large, Anne McIntyre Lahner; District 2 Director, Allison Seyfert Streaker; and District 6 Director, Betsy McPherson. Joining the board as District 4 Director is Sue Kalina.

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District 4 Regional Show – July 13, 2016

June 24, 2016

District 4 Regional Show is happening during the Linn County Fair in Albany, OR. Romney classes will be judged Wednesday, July 13 in the afternoon. Sponsors are needed to make this an event comparable to those held previously. A $25 donation will support special recognition for one class in the open or junior show. If [...]

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