Friday, February 8, 2013

2013 Sheep Industry Leadership School

Participants 20 years of age or older who are interested in all aspects of sheep production, have until May 3 to register for the July 14-17, 2013 Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School. This year’s school held in San Angelo Texas, will be directed by Dr. Frank Craddock, Professor and Extension Specialist at Texas A & M University.

Sheep in Texas
Limited to 25 students, school participants will study sheep and goat carcass evaluation and fabrication and tour a sheep and goat operation, one of the last remaining wool scouring plants, feedlots, custom skin and pelt operations, and see current and future research efforts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center.

There is no fee to apply though once accepted, each attendee must submit a registration fee of $200 (limited to 25 students; includes meals, lodging and tour-related expenses). Participants are responsible for their own travel.

For a school agenda and a form to register electronically, visit For more information, call the NLFA office at (503) 364.5462 or send an e-mail to

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