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OfflineEventAttendanceMode Piedmont Custom Meats, 430 State Hwy 49, Asheboro, NC 27205, USA Piedmont Custom Meats, 430 State Hwy 49, Asheboro, NC 27205, USA Forsyth County Center 2 days away

Join other sheep producers for fellowship, education and lunch.

Everyone is welcome—You don’t have to be a NCSPA member or even own sheep to attend!!!

Meeting Agenda: 

8:00 - 855 am     Registration, Visit with Sponsors

9:00 - 9:05    Welcome, Susan Proctor, NCSPA President

9:05 - 10:00   Antibiotic Regulations -  Dr. Michelle Bouchey,  DVM, NCDA&CS - Emergency Programs

10:00 - 11:00   Nutritional Management Discussion -  Brock Phillips, Carolina Solar Services; John Brasfield, Brasfield Lambs ; Dr. Emily Cope, Stokes Co. Extension Director; Moderator: Dr. Andrew Weaver, Small Ruminant Specialist, NCSU

11:00 - 12:00    Industry Updates 
● ASI - Bill Sparrow - Currently serving on the ASI Legislative Action Council, ASI Let's Grow Committee and Sheep Venture Company Board  ● Make It With Wool - Jean Thomas, NC MIWW Coordinator  ● Youth Livestock - Brent Jennings, Youth Livestock Specialist, NCSU  ● NC State Extension, Dr. Andrew Weaver, Small Ruminant Specialist, NCSU  ● Research Update, Nicole Valliere, NCSU Animal Science Graduate Student   ● Scrapie Update, Dr. Michelle Bouchey, DVM

12:00 Lunch & visit with sponsors

12:30 NCSPA Business Meeting

· Elections

· Presentation of NCSPA Shepherd’s Award

Concurrent Session Options:

1:00-2:00 pm: Concurrent Session 1

2:00-3:00 pm: Concurrent Session 2

· Parasite Management – FAMACHA and FEC training,  Dr. Andrew Weaver, Dr. Emily Cope and Nicole Valliere

· Wool Handling and Quality - Alesia Moore, Shepherd’s Gate Artisan Fiber Mill and Susan Proctor, Windy Wool Windings

3:00 – Adjourn


More info and online registration at:

Best regards,
North Carolina Sheep Producers Association

Dec 10 Sat