New in 2015
The Iowa Sheep Industry Association Youth Scholarship
This is a one-time $500.00 scholarship awarded to high school seniors, or to students presently enrolled in a two or four-year College. Scholarship award is based on individual scholastic performances, leadership, citizenship experiences and sheep related activities.
Applicant will be asked to work one day at the Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival, June 13/14, 2015 and/or one shift at the ISF Lamb Food stand and provide a newsletter article about themselves for publication in the Lamb and Wool. Recipient must be at Festival on Saturday evening for presentation.
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Sheep Numbers in Iowa
From the 1-30-15 NASS Web site http://www.nass.usda.gov
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Click on logos to visit these websites. You will find recipes, tips on preparing lamb and learn about American Lamb and the folks who produce it
March 2, 2015 Iowa Club Lamb Association Online Sale http://www.iowaclublambassociation.com/topoiowalambsale.html
March 7: Lambing Time Workshop ISU Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center, 9:30 AM. Preregister by March 4: contact: Dan Morrical 515-294-2904 (email@example.com) or Joe Sellers at 641-203-17-270 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Limited to 40 participants.
March 14: Arlington Sheep Day, at the Public Events Facility of the UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. The schedule and registration form are available at: http://fyi.uwex.edu/wisheepandgoat/ or www.wisbc.com or call Dave Thomas 608-263-4306
March 28-29 2015: Fiber Expo, Ann Arbor, MI http://www.fiberexpo.com/page/page/4831882.htm
March 20 & 21 2015: Kalona Alternative Bird and Animal Auction:7:00 PM Friday sheep and goat sale: http://kalonasalesbarn.com/alternative-bird-animal/
April 11, 2015 19th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair Cedarville, IL 61013 (815) 541-0897 http://scfaf.webs.com/
April 15, ISIA Scholarship Application Deadline: click here for application
April 23-25. 2015 Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair, Rapid City, SD
April 25, 2015 Wisconsin Southdown Association 5th Annual Stars Sale, Arlington, WI http://www.wisconsinsouthdowns.com/
May 15-17 2015: Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival, St. Elmo, MN http://shepherdsharvestfestival.org/
May 16-17, 2015 The 21st Annual Door County Shepherds' Market, Egg Harbor, WI 54209 http://www.dcshepherdsmarket.com/