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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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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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Membership Mentors

February 3, 2019

A number of Romney breeders have volunteered to assist with questions related to the association, sheep management, marketing, wool processing and needs specific to your program. Please use this resource in helping to realize results with your Romneys. Please go to the Membership Mentors page to see the PDF document listing the mentors.

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Winter 2019 District 4 Report

January 12, 2019

Happy New Year! Here in Oregon we are heading into lambing season, as I am sure many Romney breeders throughout the country are. Some of you may have already started lambing or finished lambing already. Here in western Oregon we have mild, wet winters but this winter we have been experiencing lower rainfall than usual. […]

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ASI Weekly August 17, 2018

August 21, 2018

American Sheep Industry Association; 9785 Maroon Circle, Suite 360; Englewood, CO 80112-2692 Phone: (303) 771-3500 Fax: (303) 771-8200 Writer/Editor: Kyle Partain E-mail: kyle@sheepusa.org Web site: http://www.sheepusa.org ASI is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Page Receives Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship Arizona native Chad Page has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Sheep Heritage […]

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Sheep Production 101 Workshop October 13, 2018

August 21, 2018

Hosted by the California Wool Growers Association and UC Davis Dept. of Animal Science Full Agenda and Registration details to be posted in early September on www.californiawoolgrowers.org.

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American Sheep Industry Webinar on Ram Breeding Soundness

July 13, 2018

Join us for a webinar on July 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM CDT. Register now! register.gotowebinar.com/register/3239579461730233090 Presenters: Dr. Cleon Kimberling, DVM Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University Optimal Livestock Services Geri Parsons, CVT Optimal Livestock Services Host: Dr. Jay Parsons, Department of Agricultural Economics University of Nebraska-Lincoln Time: 8:00 PM Eastern; 7:00 PM Central; 6:00 PM […]

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