The West Virginia Shepherds Federation, West Virginia University and the West Virginia Fiber Festival are sponsoring an American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) Wool Handling School on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2013, in Reedsville.
This two-day school will focus on wool fiber growth and development, fiber characteristics, wool traits, wool value traits, marketing options and wool trends. The instructor will be Ron Cole, ASI wool education consultant. The cost to participants is $35.
For more information, visit http://ext.wvu.edu/agriculture/wvu_reedsville_farm/reedsville_farm_directions, or contact Martha McGrath at 304-358-2239 at Martha@CoopworthSheep.com.