NLFA Leadership School Application Deadline Nears
April 15, 2016

The May 1 deadline to register for the 2016 Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School is nearing. This year's course will be held at Ohio State University on July 10-14.

Those 20 years of age or older who are interested in sheep production and marketing are encouraged to apply for this intense four-day program that will incorporate site tours of Ohio sheep operations in addition to the Lamb 509 short course where participants will spend a day in the OSU meat lab learning about carcass grading, performing hands-on fabrication of carcasses and processing meat.

Interested individuals must complete an application form. Thirty-two participants will be selected to attend. Though there is no fee to apply, a registration fee of $200 is required if accepted. The National Lamb Feeders Association will provide meals, lodging and tour-related expenses. Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from the school location.

Apply electronically at or an application may be downloaded and returned by mail or fax. For more information, contact NLFA by email,, or call 503-364-5462.