agosto 2016 Events

When
Where
What
agosto 1
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Park City, Utah
Utah Wool Growers Association Summer Meeting
Visit UtahWoolGrowers.com for more information.
agosto 4
to agosto 6
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Cookeville, Tenn.
Katahdin Hair Sheep International Annual Expo
Katahdin Hair Sheep International Annual Expo - Educational Workshops & National Sale. Cookeville, Tenn.

For more information: info@katahdins.org, 479-444-8441, www.katahdins.org

agosto 6
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Arkansas
Small Ruminant Conferences
Don’t miss these single-day sessions that offer participants a chance to brush up on “Ruminants 101,” as well as advanced aspects of caring for sheep and goats.

Produced by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, conferences will be held on multiple dates in multiple locations.

• August 6 – Fayetteville, Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena, U of A campus

• August 20 – Hope, SW Research and Extension Center

• August 27 – Monticello, SE Research and Extension Center

To register, visit: http://bit.ly/2016GoatSheepSummer1 or contact your county Extension Office.
agosto 6
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Penna Furnace, Penn.
PA Performance Tested Ram Lamb and Meat Goat Buck Sale

PA Annual Performance Tested Ram Lamb and Meat Goat Buck Sale – Penna Furnace, PA -- www.livestockevaluationcenter.com or Greg Hubbard at 814-238-2527 – ghubbard@pa.gov

 Ram Lambs and Meat Goat Bucks are on a 77-day performance test, then sold on Aug. 6, 2016.

agosto 6
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Scio, Ore.
Willamette Valley Ram & Ewe Sale
For more information, call JoAnn Mast at 541-572-3094 or email soromney@wildblue.net
agosto 6
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Jamestown, N.D.
Jamestown Ram & Ewe Sale
For more information, email ndlwpa@gmail.com
agosto 16
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Online
Meat & Dairy Goat Webinar

WHAT: Speakers  Dr. G.F. Kennedy, Dr. Larry Goelz, Dr. Jay Bobb,  Tom Boyer, and Morgan Allen for a webinar covering:

Agenda: 

Dairy Goats- Morgan Allen 

1. Industry Overview
2. Artificial Rearing of Kids
3. Common Health Problems

Meat Goats- Tom Boyer

1. Preventative Health Care
2. External Parasites
3. Common Health Problems
agosto 19
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San Angelo, Texas
Texas AgriLife Sheep and Goat Field Day
The long-running annual Sheep and Goat Field Day conducted by and on the grounds of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, located just north of San Angelo, is Aug. 19. That event starts with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the program from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Make plans to stick around the remainder of the day and the following day for the Texas Sheep and Goat Expo.
agosto 19
to agosto 20
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San Angelo Fairgrounds
Texas Sheep and Goat Expo
The Texas Sheep and Goat Expo set from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., on Aug. 19, and again from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 20 at the San Angelo Fairgrounds.

Individual registration for the expo is $30 by Aug. 17 and $50 thereafter. 
agosto 23
to agosto 25
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Dubois, Idaho
100th Anniversary U.S. Sheep Experiment Station
CLICK HERE for more information.
agosto 26
to agosto 27
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Minden, Nev.
California Wool Growers Annual Meeting
CLICK HERE for more information.
agosto 27
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Lewistown, Mont.
Montana Columbia Sheep Breeders Show & Sale
The Montana Columbia Sheep Breeders will hold their show & sale on August 27th in Lewistown, MT.

For more information call 406-235-4227. 
agosto 27
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Spooner, Wisc.
64th annual Spooner Sheep Day
The 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, Aug. 27. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:15 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m.


Pre-registration for this event is required with a deadline of Aug. 19.  Contact Lorraine Toman at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station at 715-635-3735 or spooner@cals.wisc.edu to register. Space may be limited. Attendance at the educational sessions is free, but a nominal fee will be charged for a delicious lamb lunch.