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Released: Feb. 16, 2017

K-State Sheep Producer Day scheduled for March 4
K-State Sheep & Goat Center is site for this year’s Sheep Day.

lambsMANHATTAN, Kan. – The 2017 Kansas State University Sheep Producer Day is planned for Saturday, March 4. This year’s event will be hosted at K-State’s Sheep and Goat Center, 2117 Denison Avenue in Manhattan.

The program will feature Phil Berg, sheep producer from Minnesota; Jaymelynn Farney, K-State Research and Extension specialist; Dale Thorne, producer from Michigan and member of the American Lamb Board; and Katie Olagaray, Tri-Lamb Exchange Member and a K-State graduate student.

The event will begin at 8:15 a.m. with registration and coffee and donuts, courtesy of Mid-States Wool Growers, South Hutchinson. The Kansas Sheep Association will hold its annual business meeting following the educational programs. For a schedule, visit www.asi.ksu.edu and click on Events.

Pre-registration is not necessary. Registration fees (paid at the door) are $15 for Kansas Sheep Association members and $25 for non-members. Lunch is included with registration.

The K-State Sheep Producer Day is sponsored by the Kansas Sheep Association and the K-State Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. For more information about the event, contact Deb Simon, Kansas Sheep Association at kssheep@ruraltel.net.


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For more information:
Angie Stump Denton - 785-562-6197 or angiedenton@ksu.edu

The Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry department serves students, livestock producers and the animal and food industries through teaching, research and education. The K-State ASI department prepares students for careers in the animal and food industries. The curriculum includes the study of nutrition, reproduction, genetics, behavior, meat science, food science with production, management, and agribusiness skills. For more about the K-State’s ASI department visit asi.ksu.edu.