Make plans now to join us at the All American Sheep Day at the James Kjerstad Event Center in Rapid City, SD in February 2018 during the Black Hills Stock Show this year. There will be a full day of North American Sheep Dog Trials, National Sheep Shearing Championships, and educational booths! Stop by the SD Sheep Growers booth for membership information and free lamb samples.
2017 North Country Fiber Fair
Sept 22-24, 2017
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. A special class of interest to anyone interested in adding value to their wool is being offered - check out the details on Deb Robson's class: "Fleece Marketing for Producers: Handspinners and Knitters Want to Buy Your Breed-Specific Wool!"
The SDSGA will have a booth at the Fiber Fair, and Alex Moser & Amanda Long will also be present to do Sheep Shearing & Fleece Evaluation Demonstrations on Sunday, Sept. 24.
Welcome to the SD Sheep Growers Association website -- your go-to source for all things sheep & wool related in South Dakota! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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!
SD Sheep Growers Association
Sept 20 - Menno Livestock Auction Barn Sheep Producer Meeting
10:30 Coffee & registration
11:00 Lamb price protection insurance
12:00 Complimentary lamb burger lunch
1:00 Northwest Veterinary - flock heath topics
Call the barn at 605-387-5180 for more info or to let them know you're going to attend.
Dec 6-8, 2017 - SD Sheep Shearing School
For more information contact Dr. Jeff Held at Jeffrey.Held@sdstate.edu
SDSU Extension Drought Meeting
August 23, 2017
Wall Community Center
Click on the picture above for all the details. No fee to attend and no RSVP needed.
SD Agricultural Heritage Museum ~ on the SDSU campus in Brookings, SD. We encourage you to visit the exhibit ~ open through October 1, 2017.
South Dakota Sheep Growers Association Convention & MIWW Contest ~ Sept 29-30, 2017 ~ Brookings, SD. Save the date! Plans are underway for a great industry tour and convention. Check out the convention page for details and registration forms.