Thursday, March 28, 2013

ASI Wool Classing School

There will be a three-day wool classing school  on June 18-20, 2013, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Maryland.  The second day of the school will be held in conjunction with the Maryland Wool Pool.

Class size is limited to 25.
The three day training will help prepare students to meet the Level I requirements of the American Sheep Industry's Association's Certified Wool Classing Program. The school will be taught by Dr. Ron Pope, Raw Wool Services Consultant with ASI.

Anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of wool growth and development, how to identify the different types of wool, how to package and market wool to get the best price is invited to participate in the class.

The cost of the Wool Classing School is $175 per person (payable to ASI).  Contact Linda Shane at or 480 Cove Road, Accident, MD  21520 to register for the school. The registration deadline is May 29.  The $175 per person registration fee  includes a large resource notebook, DVD’s on shearing and wool handling and other class materials. 

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