Monday, October 14, 2013

Virginia Shepherd's Symposium and 101 Workshop

The annual Virginia Shepherd’s Symposium will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014 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 10, 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.

Program details and registration materials will be available by mid-November.  For more information, contact Scott Greiner at 540-231-9163 or or visit Virginia Tech Sheep Extension

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