The Illinois Lamb & Wool Producers
2015 Illinois Sheep Day Meeting—March 14th
Join the Illinois Lamb & Wool Producers for an informative program and annual meeting Saturday March, 14h. The event will be held at The IL Dept. of Agriculture Building at The IL State Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 9am.
Registration is $4 and includes lunch. For more information contact Richard Cobb at 217-333-7351 or Jane Zeien at 815-544-9582 or email@example.com
The program includes helpful topics for all producers. Jeff Hake from The Land Connection will discuss programs available to assist new producers in starting in the industry.
Mark Schleusener from the USDA will discuss the results of the recent IL Sheep and goat survey. Richard Hungerford who is a retired grazing specialist with the NRCS will present pasture fencing and watering systems. The program will be conclude with a presentation by the American Lamb Board
After the program, lunch will be served. During lunch producers from various areas of the industry will be available to talk to new producers.
The annual meeting for the Illinois Lamb and Wool Producers will be held after lunch. All producers are encouraged to attend and give their ideas to assist the organization.
The Illinois Sheep and Wool Marketing Board annual meeting will be held around 2:00 pm.
A membership drive is planned for the conference. Talk to your neighbor, bring a friend! This conference is an excellent way for new producers to meet others in the industry and get helpful information. At the meeting the ILWP will be electing officers and directors. New members are encouraged to participate.
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The Objectives of the Illinois Lamb & Wool Producers, Inc.
- To Promote, strengthen and advance the Sheep Industry in Illinois and the nation.
- To encourage Illinois producers to be progressive and up-to-date and make maximum use of recommended production practices as they are developed.
- To encourage the production of prolific, quality sheep in both commercial and purebred flocks.
- To increase the involvement and education of youth in both sheep production and the Illinois Sheep Industry.
- To promote the marketing of high quality lamb and wool products.
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