OSU Forage Management: Renovation Techniques at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus. Wednesday evening (6 pm to 8:30 pm) for a classroom session; Thursday outdoor field practical (10 am to noon).
Must pre-register. Fee is $30 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.
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
Let’s Grow Webinar on Ewe Selection and Culling of Underperforming Ewes with Maryland’s Susan Schoenian. Watch for registration info.
Utah Ram Sale in Spanish Fork, Utah. One of the largest commercial ram sales in the country; selling about 600 head of rams every year. Features: Suffolk, Hampshire, Suffolk x Hampshire, Columbia, Rambouillett, Columbia x Rambouillett, and Targhee, yearling range rams, ram lamb range rams and registered stud rams. Info: www.utahramsale.com
Practical, Low-Cost Grazing Management in Central Point at the OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Rd. Central Point. Cost is $20 for one/$35 for 2 from same farm. Seminar will cover basics of managing pastures by controlling your livestock to maximize plant health and growth. Learn about the factors that determine paddock size and fence location, temporary water systems and more. If possible, bring a large laminated map of your property and dry-erase markers to begin planning your fence locations. Instructors: Gordon Jones, OSU Extension General Ag Faculty and Angela Boudro, Boudro Enterprises. Register on line: http://bit.ly/JacksonSmallFarms or call 541.776-7371
Temporary Electric Fence Building Workshop - Learn how to build temporary electric fences for livestock control and management of pastures. Field location TBA. Cost is $30 one/$45 for 2 from same farm. Register on line: http://bit.ly/JacksonSmallFarms or call 541.776-7371
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.oregonmiww.com
2017 OSGA/ OFGC Joint Meeting will be held in Springfield, OR at the Holiday Inn (Eugene/Springfield). Details coming soon. Save the Dates!