We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Dairy Sheep Symposium Comes Back to Wisconsin this Fall

(MADISON):  The 21st Annual Dairy Sheep Association of North America (DSANA) Symposium will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on November 5-7, 2015 with a pre-symposium sheep milk cheese-making course on November 4, 2015. Twelve presentations by 16 animal scientists, dairy sheep producers, veterinarians, and sheep milk cheese makers and marketers will be held on November […]


Mark your calendars for Spooner Sheep Day – August 22, 2015

On behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Research Stations and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, you are invited to attend the 63rd Annual Spooner Sheep Day to be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 22, 2015. A program, with a […]


Resource for Wisconsin’s Meat Goat Producers

About the Network Since there is no formal meat goat producer association in Wisconsin, this website, email group and information serves way for farms /individuals who raise meat goats to connect, network, share information and learn from each other.  This is an informal network. Contact Information wimeatgoatproducers@gmail.com Coordination of the Network & Invitation to Contribute Leslie, a […]


Access USDA’s Lamb Dashboard

Keep up with the latest marketing trends and information for your flock by accessing the USDA Lamb Dashboard information below: http://mpr.datamart.ams.usda.gov/amsdashboard/lamb/Lamb_Dashboard.html      


Wisconsin sheep business with UW-Madison Shepherd Todd Taylor

  Posted on February 20, 2015February 19, 2015 by extension.news Todd Taylor, Shepherd Department of Animal Science Arlington Agricultural Research Station UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences toddtaylor@wiscmail.wisc.edu (608) 846-5858 Todd Taylor talks with Sevie Kenyon about the research and extension work with the sheep at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station and gives insight […]


Virtual toolbox for Sheep & Goat Farmers

With demand for their meat, milk and fiber growing, sheep and goats offer an appealingly solid return on investment, particularly for beginning, small-scale and limited-resource farmers. But there is a lot to learn, so success can be a challenge. “Information is power. You can make a lot of mistakes if you don’t under­stand small ruminants,” […]