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Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producer Association

Supporting, Promoting and Protecting Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers

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Sheep

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 →

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 →

Flavor Pairings with Lamb

Traditional herbs and flavors like mint, garlic, rosemary, red wine and thyme continue to be the core flavors paired with lamb entrée dishes, according to a quantitative research study of fine dining operations by Datassential MenuTrends™. The study which analyzed... 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 →

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 →

Veterinary Feed Directive

The New Veterinary Feed Directive takes affect January 1st, 2017. Make yourselves familiar with it. A couple great sites to visit are: FDA: Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) and UNL's Veterinary Feed Directive. Here are a couple videos to walk you... Continue Reading →

Scrapies Information

In 2001 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) initiated an accelerated program to eradicate scrapie from the nation's sheep flocks and goat herds.  This program has reduced the prevalence of scrapie by over 85%, but, to find and eliminate the... Continue Reading →

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