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2018 Beginning Sheep Shearing School

(Arlington, WI) The annual Beginning Sheep Shearing School will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2, 2018 at the Sheep Unit, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. The school will cover basic shearing skills including sheep handling, shearing positions, wool handling, and equipment care and maintenance. Cost of the school will be […]


University of North Dakota offering Sheep Shearing and Wool Classing sessions

The Hettinger Research Extension Center is having a difficult time filling the slots needed to run the wool classing school. We have had people from Wisconsin join us in the past, so I am extending the invitation to you all. https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/HettingerREC/2016-sheep-shearing-wool-classing-school Please direct any interested people to Chris Schauer, Christopher.schauer@ndsu.edu   Chris Schauer 701-567-4323 christopher.schauer@ndsu.edu


Spooner Dairy Sheep Flock – Dispersal Sale Results

Dispersal Sale Results Dairy Sheep Flock, Spooner Agricultural Research Station University of Wisconsin-Madison  It was very sad to see 80 years of sheep research and outreach come to an end with the dispersal of the dairy sheep flock at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) on October 13, 2016. However, […]