Calendar of Events

2017

November 18-20   North Dakota Sheep Shearing School - Hettinger (N.D.) Fairgrounds - christopher.schauer@ndsu.edu or 701-567-4323
November 18-20   North Dakota Certified Wool Classing School - Hettinger (N.D.) Armory - christopher.schauer@ndsu.eduor 701-567-4323
November 30   23rd Annual Dairy Sheep Symposium, Estrimont Suites & Spas, Orford
December 1-2   North Dakota Lamb and Wool Producers/Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers Annual Convention - Fargo, N.D. - www.ndsheep.org or www.mlwp.org.
December 1-2   Buckeye Shepherd's Symposium - OARDC Shisler Center in Wooster, Ohio - 614-246-8299 or www.ohiosheep.org
Dec. 2   (Sherbrooke) Quebec. “Profitabilty in Dairy Sheep Production” Contact: Marie-Chantal Houde, 819 578-7234 or Bee Tolman, info@meadowoodfarms.com, 315 655-0623 or www.dsana.org
Dec. 1-2   Joint 2-State Annual Conference, Minnesota & North Dakota Lamb & Wool Producers, Double Tree, West Fargo, ND. Information: www.mlwp.org or www.ndsheep.org
Dec. 1-2  

2017 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium, OARDC Shisler Center, Wooster, OH. Contact Roger High, 614 246-8299, www.ohiosheep.org

Dec. 2-3  

Beginning Shearing School, Sheep Unit, UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. Registration/Information: Todd Taylor, 608 846-5858, toddtaylor@wiscmail.edu

December 6-8   South Dakota Shearing School - Brookings, S.D. - Dr. Jeff Held at jeffrey.held@sdstate.edu
2018
Jan 30 – Feb 1   2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI. www.grassworks.org
Jan.31 – Feb. 3    American Sheep Industry Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX. Information: www.sheepusa.org
Feb. 3 - 4  

18th Annual Jack Knox Cattle & Sheepdog Clinic, JB Ranch, LLC, W6856 Christie Court, Fort Atkinson, WI. Contact Merry Russell at mruss75@gmail.com Open to all stock dog owners, stock owners and dogs of all levels.

Feb. 17  

4-H State Meats Judging Contest, UW-Madison Meats Lab. Registration 12:30 p.m., https://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/4hmeatscontest/

Feb. 18-24  

National FFA Week, www.wisconsinffa.org

Feb. 22-24  

MOSES Organic Farming Conference, La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI.
Registration opens November 30, 2017. Details at www.mosesorganic.org

Feb. 23-25  

Midwest Fiber Frolic, Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 South 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI. 414 764-5300 www.midwestfiberfrolic.com

March 3   4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon, UW-Madison Animal Sciences Bldg., Registration: 9:00 a.m. https://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/4hmeatscontest/
March 10   10th Annual Arlington Sheep Day, Public Events Facility, UW-Madison Arlington Agriculture Research Station, Arlington, WI. www.wisbc.com or wisbc@centurytel.net .
March 10   Arlington Sheep Day, Public Events Facility, Arlington Agriculture Research Station, Arlington, WI
March 24   Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association, Public Events Facility, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com or 608 868-2505, email alfhamp@centurytel.net
April 8  

22nd Annual Stephenson County Fiber Arts Fair, Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL. 815 541-0897 Suzy@SuzyBeggin.com

April 13-14  

26th Fiber Event, Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN. www.TheFiberEvent.com

April 28-29  

Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest, Washington County Fair Park, West Bend, WI. www.wisconsinalpacafiberfest.com

May 11-13   21st Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival, Lake Elmo, MN. Contact: Julie MacKenzie, 612 961-9625 www.ShepherdsHarvestFestival.org
June 1-2  

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN. www.HoosierHillsFiberFestival.com, 317 403-5667.

June 2   Spring Preview Show, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com
June 9-10  

WLBA Show Camp, Wisconsin State Fair park, West Allis, WI
www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com

June 11-14   Wisconsin FFA Convention, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. www.wisconsinffa.org
June 15 - 16     

Interstate Livestock Show, St. Croix Falls, WI. Show camp and dinner on Friday, 3 - 8 pm. Breeding sheep/market lamb shows on Saturday. Contact: Debbie Petzel at dspetzel@gmail.com 612-578-1528

June 17-18   Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival, Hanson Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA Contact: Regina Frahm gina.frahm@gmail.com or info@iowasheep.com, www.iowasheepandwool.com
Aug. 2-12  

Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI www.wistatefair.com

Sept 7-9     Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com


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