SD Sheep Growers Association

SD Make it with Wool FaceBook page

​Welcome to the SD Sheep Growers Association website -- your go-to source for all things sheep & wool related in South Dakota and surrounding states!   You can also check us out on Facebook for day-to-day events and news ~ South Dakota Sheep Growers Association ~ or email us with any questions at  You may also click on the links below for more information on upcoming events.

Thank you to our 

2018 Convention Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau

Dakota Lamb Growers Cooperative

DeSmet Farm Mutual Insurance

Farm to Feet

Kent Nutrition Group

Strauss Brands

Platinum Sponsors

Alltech / Hubbard Feeds

SDSU Department of Animal Science

Big Gain

DeZeeuw Farms

Farm Bureau

Farm Credit Services of America

First National Bank in Sioux Falls

KBHB Radio

VanWell Farms

VanWell Buying Station

Gold Sponsors

Center of the Nation Wool

D & D Crop Service LLC

Jeff & Mary Held

Landmark Builders

Midwest Ag Supply

New Generation Supplements

Ridley USA Inc.


SD Grasslands Coalition

SD Game, Fish & Parks


Shearwell Data Ltd.

Sioux Nation Ag Center

Superior Farms

Sydell, Inc.

Tri-State Neighbor

Silver Sponsors


American Bank & Trust - Wessington Springs

American Lamb Board

Barron Built

Bel Brands

Cammack Ranch Supply

Davisco - Agropur

First Dakota National Bank - Yankton

First Bank & Trust - Brookings

First National Bank - Philip

Gina VanderWal - Gina's Custom Creations

Glacial Lakes Energy

​Hendrickx Manufacturing

​Iowa BioFibers, LLC

SD Agricultural Heritage Museum

SDSU College of Agriculture, Food & Environments Sciences

Sterling Technology

Valley Queen

Vern's Manufacturing


Bronze Sponsors

Dacotah Bank

​Ann Hansen


Hub City Livestock

Fran & Steve Gylling

LM Livestock Services

Menno Livestock Auction

Skyview Junction


Western Veterinary Clinic

  Upcoming Events:

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  Sept 28-29, 2018 SDSGA Annual Convention & MIWW Contest

  Brookings, SD

  We had a great time at the Annual Convention & MIWW contest

  this year -- it was a great time to meet up with old friends and

  make new ones too.  Stay tuned for pictures and summaries of

  our events -- and be sure to make plans to join us in Spearfish,

  SD next year!

   See the Annual Convention page and the MIWW page for

   complete details on all events.​

Thank you to all our convention sponsors - 

we greatly appreciate your support!!!


​​     Email to add your event here!  

Rare Opportunity - For Sale by Private Treaty - Retiring!

Your opportunity to purchase three bands of reputation ewes, rams, dogs & equipment!  Super genetics!

Very fine wool Rambouillet x Targhee X SAMM ewes - 21-23 micron - over $6/lb clean for wool sold in 2018

Propensity to twins - 175% lamb crop normal

Super, out of season breeding genetics - 3 crops in two years

Running age ewes - yearling to 5 years old - ave wt of 180#

Easy handling ewes/herded with dogs

54% 2 yr olds; 3% 3 yr olds; 22% 4 yr olds; 26% 5 yr olds

      75 of the above ewes are some of the best Suffolk ewes in  the country from Andrus genetics out of Utah.

White-faced Merino, Targhee & Rambouillet rams available as well as some Suffolk rams.

Call Patty Kelly for more information at 605-788-2261.

South Dakota Make It With Wool

Check out the MIWW page for all the details and registration forms. Several new events and contest opportunities have been added -- with extra incentives for new participants!

The 2018 event will include a special workshop on Flat Needle Felting with Wool -- open to the public! 

All the details are on the MIWW tab.