• OSU Forage Management Series – Monthly Seminar

OSU Forage Management Series at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus to improve knowledge about managing forage on property in the Willamette Valley. Class will meet on Wednesday evening (6 pm to 8:30 pm) for a classroom session, followed by a Thursday morning outdoor field practical (10 am to noon).
August 16-17: Fertility
September 20-21: Renovation Techniques.

Must pre-register. Fee is $30 per session – per ranch. Register at or call 541.967-3871 in Linn County or 541.766-6750 in Benton County. For more info: or 541.236-3016.

  • July 15, 2017

Deadline for the OSGA Scholarship. Application form available on the web site. Submit completed forms to the OSGA Office. Postmarks accepted.

  • July 15, 2017

Washington State Ram Sale in Moses Lake, WA Info:

  • August 17-20, 2017

Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville, OR. Come join other OSGA members andhelp sell delicious Lamb gyros and promote Oregon Lamb. Volunteers are needed for either an early or late shift over the 4-day weekend.  Go to to check out the entertainment schedule and pick your day. Volunteers will receive an entry pass for the day they volunteer. It’s a weekend of fun, music, and a chance to promote Oregon’s delicious lamb. For more info or to reserve your day, contact OSGA 503.364-5462 or

  • August 22, 2017

Webinar on Selection for Parasite Resistance with Joan Burke, Ph.D. of USDA Agricultural Research Service. Details coming soon!

  • August 26, 2017

Montana Columbia Sheep Breeders Show & Sale in Lewiston, MT.  Info: Raina Blackman 406.235-4227 or

  • Sept. 13, 2017

Annual Montana Ewe Sale in Miles City, MT. Info:

  • Sept. 23, 2017

Goat Education Day at Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR. 8:30 am to 4 pm. Cost for Adult $35, Youth $20, Cheesemaking class $50. Register:  or call 541.776-7371. See schedule below:


  • Sept. 23-24, 2017

21st Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival in Canby, OR. Workshops, vendors, livestock shows and children’s activities at the Clackamas County Event Center. For full schedule and workshop registration:

  • Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, 2017

California Sheep & Agriculture Tour is an educational study tour being offered through Washington State University Extension. Tour begins in San Francisco and includes Yosemite National Park, Superior Farms and Emigh Lamb in Dixon, CA, Ryan Indart’s ranch in Clovis, Jacobsen Ranch, wine tasting in Sonoma County, Joe Pozzi’s ranch, Hog Island Oyster Farm and more. See full itinerary below. Space limited to 49 passenger motor coach. $500 deposit is due May 26, 2017 to confirm your reservation. Cost is $2,300 per person based on dual room occupancy (airfare to San Francisco not included). For information: Paul Kuber 509.477-2185 or

Itinerary for California Sheep Study Tour.   California Industry Sheep Tour 2017.  Calif Tour Sign-up

  • October 28, 2017 NEW Time & Place for MAKE IT WITH WOOL

Oregon’s 2017 Make It With Wool Contest will be held in The Dalles, OR on Saturday, October 28, 2017, in conjunction with the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival. Entry deadline is Sept. 23, 2017. Contact Oregon Director, Chandra Worman at or visit