SDSU Extension in cooperation with the South Dakota Sheep Grower's Association (SDSGA) is hosting the Northern Plains Sheep Symposium in conjunction with the 75th annual SDSGA Convention.
Topics covered during the Sheep Symposium include; sheep reproduction, nutrition, health, wool and marketing. Extension specialists, industry experts and government agencies from North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Minnesota, Colorado and South Dakota will be covering the topics and be available to answer any questions growers may have.
The two-day event will culminate in a Fresh American Lamb Banquet and wrap up with the state finals for the Make it Yourself with Wool program.
Registration -- To preregister for this event, contact Dave Ollila, SDSU Extension Sheep Field Specialist at (605) 394-1722 or Dr. Jeff Held, SDSU Extension Sheep Specialist at (605) 390-7033. Attendees can also register the first day of the event.
The registration fee for Sept. 28 is $25 per operation and to participate on Saturday, Sept. 29 attendees will only need to pay for a meal ticket if they plan to attend the S.D. Master Lamb Producers' Luncheon and SDSGA Banquet.
FRIDAY | SEPT. 28
1:30-2:00 pm Registration
2:00-6:00 pm Keynote Speaker: “Future of Agriculture”
EVENING Emerging Entrepreneur Social
SATURDAY | SEPT. 15
All Day Presentations & SDSGA kick-off