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WOOL TESTING SERVICES – WOOL TESTING AUTHORITY EUROPE LTD

May 3, 2020

Good Morning/Afternoon I recently took over as Managing Director of Wool Testing Authority Europe (WTAE) and wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Courtney Pye and I was taken on as Technical Manager for the laboratory in 2016 and became MD at the beginning of 2019. I was planning on making […]

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Free Online Fiber Artist Market

May 3, 2020

FREE ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR FIBER PRODUCERS AND INDEPENDENT FIBER ARTISTS. With all the cancellations taking place today the need is even more urgent to support our fiber producers, Fiber Artists, and supporting industries. https://fiberartistmarket.com/ is completely free to all fiber producers, fiber artists, shearers, mills, and supporting industries through 9/30/2020. We have over 100 vendors […]

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Excerpt from California Wool Growers Association “Herd the News”

February 7, 2020

See below for an excerpt from the latest edition of “Herd the News” from the California Wool Growers Association: CWGA Herd the News excerpt

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Job Announcement: Executive Director – California Wool Growers Association

January 26, 2020

The California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is looking to fill its open position of Executive Director. The position serves as the Executive Director of the California Wool Growers Association, whose principal responsibility is to represent the members by carrying out policies and programs adopted by the membership and the Board of Directors. Additionally, the position […]

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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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