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Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability Workshops

November 19, 2017

Improving Lamb Marketing, Quality, & Profitability: Options for California Producers WorkshopsJanuary 15 – 18, 2018 – Four Locations 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 including aseasonal lambing systems, genetic selection, best management practices, ultrasound [...]

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Romneys in Cystic Fibrosis Research

November 15, 2017

Romneys in Research! The Utah State University (USU) sheep research program is using Romneys to study cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder in humans that affects the lungs and sometimes parts of the digestive system. CF is inherited as a recessive trait caused by mutations within the CFTR gene. Currently there is [...]

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The Great Sheep Expedition

November 2, 2017

The American Romney Breeders Association has participated in the Great Sheep Expedition. Jennifer Gunn and her husband have interviewed the ARBA secretary and received materials produced by the association to include in their research. Pictures, a DNA sample, Roving and Raw Wool samples have also been provided to represent the breed. The Romney breed was [...]

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NIAA Antibiotic Stewardship Symposium 10/31-11/2/17

September 21, 2017

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) announces the seventh in its series of Antibiotics Symposia: Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health. All sectors of the animal food production industry and partners in human medicine and public health will come together for collective and continued dialogue around one of the most [...]

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ARBA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Dinner – Sep 8, 2017

August 11, 2017

ARBA’s 2017 annual meeting and dinner will be held at the Blue Fish Grill, 50 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ on September 8th at 6PM. Dinner cost is $30 per person. Please send reservations and payment to Chris Posbergh 381 Burnt Mill Road, Branchburg NJ 08876 cposbergh@gmail.com or 908-310-8548.

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Walter ‘Lynn’ Barnes: Aug 7, 1918 – July 13, 2017

July 21, 2017

Walter ‘Lynn’ Barnes passed away on July 13, 2017, just a couple weeks shy of 99 years old. Please see the obituary below: Lynn Barnes Obituary

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2017 ARBA Election Results

June 19, 2017

President – Chris Posbergh VP – Randy Thompson Dir. At Large – Scott Culver Dist. 1 – Emma Morton Dist. 3 – Don Burgess Dist. 5 – Carolynn Harwell

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2017 ARBA Board Candidate Biographies

May 29, 2017

Following are Candidate Biographies for the upcoming 2017 ARBA Board Election. Ballots must be postmarked by June 10, 2017.

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