Please take a minute and take our sheep shearing survey. We are trying to gather more data about our association members so we can properly serve you! The survey will take one to two minutes to complete and other responses are... Continue Reading →
Weekly National Market Prices for Wool The U.S. Department of Agriculture's prices for wool can be accessed at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_EPAS_Reports/wamrpt011717.pdf. The effective repayment rate is the lower of either the 30-day average or weekly rate. Category 2016 Loan Rate Effective Repayment... Continue Reading →
This week, the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service published its Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. The rule, initially proposed in April 2016, aims to strengthen rules for Organic Livestock and Poultry by: Clarifying how producers and handlers must treat... Continue Reading →
Please visit Jack & Mauldin's Boer Goat page for an excellent list of recipes for goat!
According to Combination Dewormers: The Time is Now by Dr. Ray Kaplan posted on the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control webpage, there now is very strong evidence that using combination treatment is the best method for using dewormers and should be instituted... Continue Reading →
Traditional herbs and flavors like mint, garlic, rosemary, red wine and thyme continue to be the core flavors paired with lamb entrée dishes, according to a quantitative research study of fine dining operations by Datassential MenuTrends™. The study which analyzed... Continue Reading →
The American Lamb Board has released its Curriculamb - a new online culinary education guide for culinary students, culinary instructors and professional chefs. The Curriculamb includes lesson plans on the U.S. sheep industry, buying and handling lamb, carcass and cut... Continue Reading →
Sheep Management Education in the comfort of your own home Continuing with providing various delivery methods of educational information, the Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program launched online courses so sheep enthusiasts can keep current in the comfort of their own... Continue Reading →