Indianhead Sheep Breeders Association Shepherds’ Clinic, February 4, 2017.
This annual workshop continues to be one of the largest educational events for sheep producers and 4-H & FFA youth in the upper Midwest. The 2017 Shepherds’ Clinic has expanded to include goats as well as sheep.
Themes of the Shepherds’ Clinicwill focus on Profitability—Sustainability—Genetics/Reproduction/Flock Health and Youth Education. The keynote speaker is Susan Schoenian, Sheep and Goat Specialist, at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center, University of Maryland Extension. Schoenian is a nationally known expert specializing in profitable & sustainable sheep and goat production systems.
Additional speakers include Dr. Justin Luther, UW-River Falls, Maria Bendixon, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Marlin & Cammy Subra, sheep producers, and Tim Jergenson, UW-Extension-Barron County.