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Sheep Shearing Clinic
January 28 - January 29
South Dakota Sheep Growers Association and SDSU Extension are sponsoring the South Dakota Advanced Shearing School January 28, 2019, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Newell Ram Sale Complex (adjacent to the rodeo grounds on East 3rd Street, Newell). The 3Q Shearing Clinic features lead trainer Mike Pora. Registration is not required for this event, but organizers would appreciate an RSVP if you plan to attend. To help cover costs, the fee to participate in this shearing school is $200 and is payable upon arrival. To register, contact Alex Moser at 605-254-6004 or Mike Hagens at 701-220-6636.
In addition, on Monday, Jan. 28 and Tues. January 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., SDSU Extension and South Dakota Sheep Growers Association will provide instruction for area sheep producers regarding wool preparation and handling practices that will improve the quality of the wool clip. For more information about improving wool quality contact SDSGA Executive Secretary, Lisa Surber at 406-581-7772 or Lisa@sdsheepgrowers.org or Dave Ollila, SDSU Extension Sheep Field Specialist at 605-569-0224 or email@example.com.