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Nebraskan Youth Do Well at National Make It With Wool Contest!

Abigail Olson of Sargent and Charmayne Popp of Broken Bow, represented Nebraska at the National Make It With Wool competition held in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Association Convention, January 26-28, in Denver, CO, according to Alice Doane, State... Continue Reading →

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Shearing Survey

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 →

Market News

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 →

USDA Moves Forward with Organic Marketing Rule

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 →

American Sheep Industry Transmits Priorities to the New Administration

In preparation for the new year and new administration, the American Sheep Industry Association, on behalf of the nation's 88,000 sheep producers, provided the Trump Administration a list of priorities - https://d1cqrq366w3ike.cloudfront.net/http/DOCUMENT/SheepUSA/ASI%20Presidential%20Transition%20Priorities.pdf - it hopes will be considered for immediate... Continue Reading →

New VFD Module

Veterinary Feed Directive Module - Now Available USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's National Veterinary Accreditation Program announced the availability of a new training, Module 29 Veterinary Feed Directive. NVAP worked with the Food and Drug Administration's Center for... Continue Reading →

Market Reports – 12/30/2016

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/wamrpt010317.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 →

NLFA Leadership School Registrations Due Jan 6, 2017

National Lamb Feeder Association’s 31st annual Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School debuts March 12–15, 2017, in Albany, Oregon, located in the heart of Oregon grass seed country. The 2017 School was moved from summer to spring to allow participants... Continue Reading →

Ivan Rush Attends Lamb 300

One of the many member perks with being an current member with the Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Association, is being able to apply for Short Courses. Ivan Rush is a currently serving on the NS&GP Board of Directors for... Continue Reading →

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