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December 8, 2020 For More Information Contact: Erica Sanko -- ESanko@sheepusa.org DENVER -- In May 2020, the American Sheep Industry Association rolled out the ASI Research Update Podcast. The podcast focuses on industry experts sharing relevant sheep production practices and... 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →