Calendar and Educational Opportunities
June 16, 4-6 pm, and June 17, 9-11 am Wool Pool-Dutchess County Fairgrounds (see flier)
Remember to save your receipt, and download the wool incentive form from this website.
June 23 Registration opens for Dutchess Fair.
July 9 7 pm- Zoom Education Class: Advanced Reproduction Techniques for Sheep,
conducted by Dr. Gillian Ferguson-
The Dutchess County Sheep and Woolgrowers are pleased to announce the latest seminar in the ongoing series for shepherds, both novice and experienced.
Dr. Gillian Ferguson will be conducting a Zoom presentation on July 9 at 7 pm, "Advanced Reproductive Technologies for Sheep Producers".
Join Dr. Ferguson in an evening of education about the various advanced reproductive technologies available to sheep producers in the U.S. From simply synchronizing heat cycles in ewes to artificial insemination and embryo transfer, there is a whole world of possibilities for sheep producers to improve genetic progress while maintaining their farm's biosecurity.
Click on the signup link to RSVP for this very informative presentation.-https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdurA05QVgIXyUNWOgI9em0_snHKusW_Rz5DzBGSAUDbBuCMQ/viewform
July 14-16 Northeast Youth Sheep Show, Eastern States, W. Springfield, MA
August 1 Registration deadline for Dutchess Fair.
August 6 Skirting Class, led by Caraleigh Wilson
Association Office, Red Hook
22-27 Dutchess County Fair
Sept. 10 Food & Wine Festival
Dutchess Co. Fairgrounds
Sept. 16 Natural Dye Class, led by Bonnie Warwick
(raindate Sept. 17)
Oct. 7 Felted Purse Class
Oct. 21-22 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival
Nov. 4 DCSWGA Annual Dinner,
Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck NY. 5 pm
Nov. 9 Visible Mending Workshop, led by Cal Patch
Association Office, Red Hook. 6-8 pm
Nov. 25 Fall Farm Tour