• March 25, 2017

High Desert Wool Growers Fiber Market Day at Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville. 9:30 am to 4 PM Includes: demos, trade show for fiber artists & enthusiasts. Info:

  • April 4, 2017 (5 pm to 8 pm)

OSGA Mentor Workshop at OSU Polk County Extension Office in Dallas, OR for beginning sheep producers, including 4-Hrs. Workshop will cover important aspects of production (see flyer below) No charge for the workshop, but pre-registration is required for a head count (dinner included). For info:

WorkshopBeginning Producers

  • April 6, 2017 (1:30 to 8 pm)

2017 Spring Livestock Conference at Winston Community Center, Winston, OR, features Veterinary issues, wolves, grazing and cattle issues.  Free admission – program & dinner included. Please make reservation by April 3 to issue dinner. Call 541.464-6748 (Rex) or 541.747-0172 (Kristina)

  • April 10, 2017 (6:30 am to 8 am)

Lane County Livestock & Forage Breakfast program at Flash Back Grill in Springfield, OR. Topic: Mineral Nutrition, Scott Wegner, Purina Animal Nutrition. Info:

  • Begins April 19 -20, 2017 (5 part series)

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).
April 19- 20: Farm and Forage Assessment
May 24-25: Harvest Management
June 28-29: Irrigation
August 16-17: Fertility
September 20-21: Renovation Techniques.

Must pre-register. Fee is $30 per session or $120 for all five – 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.

  •  April 29-30 2017 

2017 Oregon Ag Fest in Salem, OR at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. 

This year Oregon Ag Fest celebrates its 30th Anniversary! Ag Fest is a chance to touch, taste and experience the wide variety of Oregon agriculture products. OSGA will again sponsor the Sheep Booth in Ag Country, which highlights the wonderful products derived from sheep. We are looking for a few producers willing to fill the “Ask Me” about sheep corner. To volunteer contact Chandra Worman:

  • October 28, 2017

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. Contact Oregon Director, Chandra Worman at or visit