Arlington Sheep Day

hampshire eweThe Annual Arlington Sheep Day will be held Saturday morning, March 11, 2017 at the Public Events Facility of the UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI.  The morning program for adult producers will cover the basics of wool grading making decisions on feeding lambs to different target markets, and an update on current research of interest to the sheep industry.  Concurrent to the adult producer program in the morning will be a program for youth sheep project members.

Registration for the Arlington Sheep Day program is $8 per person or $15 per family. Advance registration is preferred and is available by mail, or persons can register the day of the event at the door for the same price.

The Arlington Sheep Day program will be followed at 12:30 p.m. by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative (WSBC) banquet, Recognition Program, and Annual Meeting.  Both members and non-members of WSBC are welcomed to attend the WSBC banquet and recognition program. Advance registration is required for the WSBC Recognition Banquet at a cost of $15.00 per person (youth 10 years and younger at $6.00 per person).

The Arlington Sheep Day is an event organized by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Animal Sciences of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Cooperative Extension of the University of Wisconsin-Extension.   For more information on the 9th Annual Arlington Sheep Day, contact Todd Taylor (608-846-5858, toddtaylor@wisc.edu). For more information on the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative Annual Meeting & Recognition Banquet or membership to the WSBC, contact Jill Alf, Executive Secretary (608-868-2505, wisbc@centurytel.net).

View the Arlington Sheep Day Information Flyer & Registration Form