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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


2017 Events


2017 Sheep for Profit School

by the Pipestone Lamb & Wool Program

The 2017 Sheep for Profit School by the Pipestone Lamb & Wool Program will be held on

July 5-8, 2017

Location:
Minnesota West Community & Technical College, Pipestone Campus
1314 North Hiawatha Ave.
Pipestone, MN 56164

The School is intended to provide professional management and business skills. Learn from expert instructors with diverse and practical sheep experience. The intense curriculum includes lectures, class work and group discussions as well as tours of two outstanding sheep operations. Instructors will help you define your vision and build a practical plan for achieving your goals.

Tuition is $495 and includes written notes, noon & evening meals and breaks.

webpage: 2017 Sheep for Profit School
by the Pipestone Lamb & Wool Program

For further information and to enroll, please contact

Laurie Johnson at 605-880-8923 or laurie.johnson@mnwest.edu Class size is limited.


MAINE FIBER FROLIC
June 3 & 4, 2017


Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME
Sat & Sun — 9 to 4


MAINE FIBER FROLIC


Black Sheep Gathering

Lane County Fairgrounds
Eugene, OR

June 23 - 25, 2017

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


Canby, Oregon

Welcome to the 20th Annual OFFF!

Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival  --  September 23 & 24, 2017

— 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.

Like OFFF on Facebook


Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival


The Annual Fiber Festival Sept 23 & 24, 2017

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
Berryville, VA


Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017
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.


New York State Sheep & Wool Festival

— Rhinebeck —

OCTOBER 21 and 22, 2017
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 !



SAFF/Southeastern Animal Fiber Festival

Fletcher, NC
October 27, 28, & 29, 2017

Visit the Hearts of the Meadow Farm booth for lovely
Coopworth products


For details, visit www.saffsite.org

 


If you are interested in Coopworths take a look at our Yahoo Group.
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ONLINE SHEEP & WOOL MANAGEMENT CLASSES
ongoing

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 -- sue.lovell@mnwest.edu

Mike Caskey -- 507-825-6808 -- mike.caskey@mnwest.edu

Philip Berg -- 507-825-6799 -- philip.berg@mnwest.edu

Sign up to receive email about upcoming programs.



ACR at MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

May ## - ##, 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!


NH SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

May ## & ##, 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


 

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