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Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producer Association

Supporting, Promoting and Protecting Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers

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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 →

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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 →

Combination of Dewormers

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 →

Test Your Lamb Knowledge

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 →

Pipestone Offers Online Courses

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 →

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 →

Sheep Checkoff

Checkoff Remittance Process All sheep or lambs of any age, including ewes and rams, are subject to the national lamb checkoff assessment (all feeder and market lambs and all breeding stock and cull animals) at the time of sale. Each... 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 →

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