SD Sheep Growers Association

SD Make it with Wool FaceBook page

New Position Announcement!

 Executive Secretary to serve the SD Sheep Growers Association  

The SD SheepGrowers Association is seeking a unique individual with a deep passion for the sheep industry to fill the position of Executive Secretary for the organization.  The Executive Secretary will be a key management leader for the association, and requires qualifications that include strong communication and leadership skills, experience with technology, social media, promotion, and working with volunteers.

The full Executive Secretary Position Announcement

with additional information is available below.

For a full Position Description and more information regarding salary and travel budget, contact Rufus DeZeeuw, SDSGA President, at 605-542-7541, or via email at rpdezeeuw@itctel.com or sdsheepgrowers@yahoo.com.

Stayed tuned for the upcoming link to the special On-Line Exhibit for The Unspun Tale: Sheep in SD presented by the SD Agricultural Heritage Museum.

Welcome

​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 sdsheepgrowers@yahoo.com.  You may also click on the links below for more information on upcoming events.

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!


  Upcoming Events:


  April 7, 2018 - MLWP Spring Sheep Workshop

  Dan & Kay Persons Farm, Kensington, MN



 

April 17-18, 2018 - NDSU Sheep Ultrasound Certification School

  Fargo, ND




  June 8-9, 2018 - Art in the Barn: Fleece & Fiber Festival

  Sturgis, SD




  July 28, 2018 - SDSGA Premium Replacement Ewe Sale

  Magness Livestock Auction, Huron, SD




​​  Sept 14-16, 2018 - North Country Fiber Fair

  Codington Co Extension Center, Watertown, SD




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

  Brookings, SD


  Email sdsheepgrowers@yahoo.com to add your event here!  

SD Ag Museum website

North Country Fiber Fair

Sept 14-16, 2018

Codington Co. Extension Complex

Add this event to your calendar for a fun-filled weekend with all things "fiber" related.  Click on the picture above for all the details on all events held in 2017. 


The SDSGA will have a booth at the Fiber Fair, and there are plans to have Sheep Shearing & Fleece Evaluation Demonstrations on Sunday, Sept. 15.