Beginning Shepherd Program May 1st in Pierce

The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers and Nebraska Extension are offering a new educational program geared toward new sheep producers.  The speakers and topics for the program are:

  • Marty Stewart – Sheep Basics/Choosing Your Flock
  • Rhonda McClure – All About Wool
  • Ivan Rush – Feeding the Flock
  • Randy Saner – Grazing a Flerd
  • Rachel Gibb -Beginning Flock Health
  • Michael Littlefield – Shearing Demonstration
  • Sheep Producer Panel & Hoof Trimming Demonstration

The program will be held at the Pierce County Fairgrounds at the Veggie Palace/4-H Livestock area in Pierce Nebraska.  Registration will start at 8:30 am.

Pre-registration will save you $10.  To preregister contact Melissa Nicholson at  (308) 386-8378 or