Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producer Association

Supporting, Promoting and Protecting Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers



Ivan and Doris Rush Honored By

Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Association honored Ivan and Doris Rush for their many contributions to the sheep and wool industry at the annual conference held in Alliance, Nebraska.  The award named the Ted... Continue Reading →

2020 Nebraska Make It With Wool

HUNKE, HERRARTE, BRENNEMANN & BRENNEMANN STATE WOOL CONTEST DIVISION WINNERS Andrea Nisley, UNL Extension Educator Karla Herrarte of Lexington, in the Junior Division, and Aretta Brennemann of Curtis, in the Senior Division and Delores Brennemann of Hyannis in the Adult... Continue Reading →

MSU Plans Birthing Management Webinar 

The Michigan State University Small Ruminant Extension team is offering a four-part webinar series on birth management for sheep and goats that will lead producers through a host of topics. Each weekly session will last approximately 90 minutes, will be recorded... Continue Reading →

2019 Make It With Wool State Competition

RINGENBERG, SORIA, HORST & GALSTER STATE WOOL CONTEST DIVISION WINNERS Saidi Ringenberg of Lexington, in the Junior Division, and Arlene Soria of Kearney, in the Senior Division will be Nebraska’s delegates to the National Finals of the Make It With... Continue Reading →

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

Saidi Ringenberg of Lexington, and Abigail Olson of Sargent, represented Nebraska at the National Make It With Wool competition held in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Association Convention, January 24-26, in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to Andrea Nisley, State... Continue Reading →

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 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 - - it hopes will be considered for immediate... Continue Reading →

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