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 http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/ or call 541.967-3871 in Linn County or 541.766-6750 in Benton County. For more info: email@example.com or 541.236-3016.
Deadline for the OSGA Scholarship. Application form available on the web site. Submit completed forms to the OSGA Office. Postmarks accepted.
Washington State Ram Sale in Moses Lake, WA Info: http://www.wssp.org
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 http://www.willamettecountrymusicfestival.com/entertainment/main-stage/ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Webinar on Selection for Parasite Resistance with Joan Burke, Ph.D. of USDA Agricultural Research Service. Details coming soon!
Montana Columbia Sheep Breeders Show & Sale in Lewiston, MT. Info: Raina Blackman 406.235-4227 or email@example.com
Annual Montana Ewe Sale in Miles City, MT. Info: http://mtsheep.org
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: http://bit.ly/JacksonGoatEdDay2017 or call 541.776-7371. See schedule below:
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: www.flockandfiberfestival.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or visit www.oregonmiww.com