A Certified Wool Classing School is scheduled for Nov. 23-25 at the Hettinger Research Extension Center in Hettinger, N.D.
Topics covered in the course include wool fiber growth, development and production, objective measurement of wool, genetic selection programs, hands-on wool grading, wool contamination and handling practices and wool classing, packaging, labeling and marking. The Level 1 Certification Test will be administered.
Instructors for the class are Ron Cole, Wool Education Consultant for the American Sheep Industry Association, and Lisa Surber, Wool Lab Manager at Montana State University. The cost for the course is $175, which includes all handouts and materials.
Additional information for the wool classing course can be obtained by contacting Christopher Schauer at email@example.com or by calling 701-567-4323.