Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producer Association

Supporting, Promoting and Protecting Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers



Beginning Shepherd Program

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... Continue Reading →

Still accepting applications for NAYI

The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) is a weeklong experience for high school juniors and seniors from across Nebraska to learn more about career opportunities within agriculture. This conference features speakers, workshops, agricultural education, networking with peers and industry leaders,... Continue Reading →

Beginning Shepherd Field Day

The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers in cooperation with the University of Nebraska Extension will be holding a Beginning Shepherd Field Day on May 1, 2021 in Pierce, NE. If you are interested in raising sheep or just want to... Continue Reading →

USDA Announces Additional Pandemic Funding for Producers 

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative – USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers... Continue Reading →

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Start Working Now for AWA Certification 

There’s no time like the present for sheep producers to get involved with the voluntary American Wool Assurance Program from the American Sheep Industry Association.  This spring is the perfect time to develop an operating plan and start organizing records... Continue Reading →


We had over  20 photos entered in this years contest in four different categories.  Choosing one out of each category was a difficult task for our judges. Thank you to all that entered our 2021 Photo Contest.  We had some... Continue Reading →

March 20th Designated “Meat on the Menu Day” in Nebraska

Source: March 20th Designated “Meat on the Menu Day” in Nebraska

Webinar Series Discusses use of Genomics in Sheep 

A series of webinars on sheep genomics has been scheduled for the coming month. While the first webinar (A New Age in Sheep Breeding) was earlier this week, producers interested in using genomics in their operations should plan to attend... Continue Reading →

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