Tuesday, December 11, 2012

2013 VA-NC Shepherd's Symposium

The annual Virginia-North Carolina Shepherd’s Symposium will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena on the campus of Virginia Tech.

The one-day program will include educational sessions with a variety of production, management, and marketing topics. A lamb lunch will be included.

The day prior, Friday, January 11, an all-day Sheep Management 101 Workshop will be conducted. This program is designed for new and beginning shepherds, and provides hands-on education on basic sheep management.

On Friday evening, open meetings of the Virginia Sheep Producers Association and the Virginia Sheep Industry Council will be hosted.

For more information, contact Dr. Scott Greiner at (540) 231-9159 or sgreiner@vt.edu or visit Virginia Tech Sheep Extension at http://www.apsc.vt.edu/extension/sheep/index.html.

Download program brochure
Proceedings from previous symposiums

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