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Upcoming 2018 Events Canby, Oregon
Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival -- September 22 & 23, 2018 Always the 4th full weekend in September
The Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival has grown significantly since its inception in 1997. The Festival now includes three days of workshops and a weekend filled with demonstrations, livestock shows, seminars and kids activities. This website is full of Festival information!
Our Mission is to exhibit and demonstrate the full spectrum of natural fibers (plant and animal) from beginning to end, from the animal or raw fiber to the finished product.
Visit SuDan Farm's booth for Coopworth products.
The Annual Fiber Festival Sept 29 & 30, 2018
Visit the Hearts of the Meadow Farm booth for
Coopworth fiber and products.
Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds
Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 10-4
890 W. Main Street
Sept 29 & 30, 2018
Sat. 10am - 5pm / Sun. 10am - 4pm
Tunbridge Fairgrounds Tunbridge, VT
Fleece Show & Sale, Vendor Marketplace, Fiber Arts Classes, Shepherd Workshops and more Visit the Mountain Vewe Coopworths booth for
Coopworth fleece, fiber and products.
OCTOBER 20 and 21, 2018
Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-5pm
THE DUTCHESS COUNTY SHEEP AND WOOL GROWERS WELCOME YOU TO THE NEW YORK STATE SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL!
Visit Our Members' Cooperative Booth in Barn 30
for "EVERYTHING COOPWORTH"
Beautiful Yarns, Fiber for Handcrafts and MORE...
Want to see some Coopworth sheep up close and personal?
Visit ACR in the Breed Display Barn.
ALWAYS THE THIRD FULL WEEKEND IN OCTOBER ! Fletcher, NC
October 26, 27, & 28, 2018
Visit the Hearts of the Meadow Farm booth for lovely
For details, visit www.saffsite.org
Past 2018 Events
ACR at MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL May 5 - 6, 2018 -- Saturday 9-6, Sunday 9-5
-- Always the first full weekend in May --
Come visit our booth in the OUTSIDE EAST vendor area at the Festival. Our tent will be
stocked with EVERYTHING COOPWORTH beautiful fleeces, roving, yarn and many more surprises all produced on our members' farms. Looking forward to seeing you!
AMERICAN COOPWORTH REGISTRY
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Saturday, May 5, 2018 @ 6:30 PM
at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
in the "Everything Coopworth" ACR Members' cooperative booth in the East Vendor Area of the fairgrounds.
Bring along your own seating and pray for dry ground.
Pizza and plates/cups/napkins will be provided, but please feel free to bring along a snack or drink to contribute
If you are interested in attending and need additional information please contact
Kris Byrnes (email@example.com)
NH SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL May 12 & 13, 2018
Saturday, 9 to 5 - Sunday, 9 to 4
Deerfield Fairground, Deerfield, NH
Always the weekend after Maryland
Find Coopworth fiber and products at the
Mountain Vewe Coopworths booth..
NH SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL
MAINE FIBER FROLIC
June 2 & 3, 2018
Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME
Sat & Sun 9 to 4
MAINE FIBER FROLIC
Black Sheep Gathering
NOTE: New Venue
Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR 97322
June 29 - 30, 2018 Come share your passion for fiber! Workshops, classes, sheep & goat shows; a marketplace, fiber arts exhibits and a fleece show, too.
Coopworths on display at the SuDan Farm pens For details visit www.blacksheepgathering.org This 2' X 5' vinyl banner is available for loan to ACR members
who would like to display it at events they're attending.
Please contact Pam Child for details
If you are interested in Coopworths take a look at our Yahoo Group.
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ONLINE SHEEP & WOOL MANAGEMENT CLASSES
The Pipestone Lamb and Wool Management Program is a sheep management education/consulting program offered by Minnesota West Community & Technical College located at Pipestone, Minnesota.
Lamb and Wool Management: Online Sheep Management Courses:
- Introduction to Sheep Management
- Equipment & Facilities
- Introduction to Sheep Health
- Ewe Ration Formulation
- Wool Characteristics and Properties
"Introduction to Sheep Management" is a 14 lesson self-paced course with continuous enrollment. It is the online version of the successful home study course that provides an overview of year long sheep management.
The purpose of the program is to help sheep producers increase income and profit per ewe and realize the full potential of all sheep through modern management practices, new technologies and new approaches to marketing both lamb and wool.
For more information, visit the Pipestone Lamb & Wool Program online at www.mnwest.edu or contact:
Sue Lovell, Management Programs Support Staff
507-847-7929 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Caskey -- 507-825-6808 -- email@example.com
Philip Berg -- 507-825-6799 -- firstname.lastname@example.org Sign up to receive email about upcoming programs.
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