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 January 28-31, 2015   American Sheep Industry Association Annual Convention.  J A Nugget Resort & Casino. Reno, Nevada. Always a great set of educational programs. http://www.sheepusa.org/About_Events_Convention  

May 1st, 2015  Integrated Parasite Management (IPM)/FAMACHA Workshop. @ Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, West Friendship, Maryland. www.sheepandwool.org  

May 2-3 2015 . Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, Maryland, There are several educational workshops and many of events. Info: www.sheepandwool.org  

May 16, 2015  PCKHSA Lamb Day & KHSI Hair Coat Inspection Training. Carla Green & Michael Polen Farm, Sweet Home, Oregon. www.katahdins.org or http://paccoastkat.org, more info from Debra Blake at djkblake53@yahoo.com or James Morgan at info@katahdins.org, 479-444-8441 or Carla Green at 541-367-0687 or sweethomefarms@centurytel.net  

June 5-6, 2015  South Central Katahdin Association Annual Field Day and Sale. Beauregard Fairgrounds in DeRidder, Louisiana. Educational events schedule to be published later. Darrell Adams, 337-515-4342 or adosheep.1@gmail.com.  www.hair-sheep.com 

June 6, 2015  Midwest Junior Preview Show. Sedalia, MO. Missouri State Fairgrounds. Contact information: midwestshow@hotmail.com or Kate Lambert, 1105 N Main Street, Brookfield, MO 64628, 660-541-0468. Go to http://www.midwestjuniorpreviewshow.com/ to sign up for an online newsletter, find more information or to donate to the Midwest Junior Preview Show premium fund. 

June 22, 2015  Leroy Boyd Memorial Junior Show. Sedalia, MO. Katahdin only show. Contact Henry & Becky Shultz 573-682-5481 or beckyshultz@msn.com or http://www.midwestsale.com for more information. 

June 22-25, 2015  Midwest Stud Ram Show and Sale. Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia, MO. Katahdins show on the 23rd and sell on the 25th. Event lasts from 23-28th with other breeds showing and selling throughout the week. www.midwestsale.com, boelke@midwestsale.com or 218-770-2248.  Catalog available at website on June 1 or by mail. 

June 24, 2015. Annual Midwest Katahdin Hair Sheep Association Meeting. Sedalia, MO. Usually at 5 PM. 

June 27, 2015. KHSI Hair Coat Inspection Training & U of Wisconsin Sheep Extension Field Day.  Arena WI. Vince & Nancy Pope’s Double Ewe Farm and Grandma Mary’s Café. Contact James Morgan at 479-444-8441 or info@katahdins.org.  For more information about the Field Day contact James Morgan at 479-444-8441, Gene Schreifer Iowa County, gene.schriefer@ces.uwex.edu  or 608-930-9850 or Dr. Dave Thomas, 608-263-4306 or dlthomas@wisc.edu 

June 30, 2015. Youth Scholarship Applications due. info@katahdins.org, PO Box 778, Fayetteville, AR 72702 or 479-444-8441. 

July 10-12, 2015. North East Youth Sheep Show. West Springfield, MA. Click on events at http://www.nesheep.org.  A contact person will be listed in the next Hairald issue. 

August 6-8, 2015. Eleventh Annual Katahdin Hair Sheep International Expo. Annual KHSI Educational Workshop, Membership Meeting and KHSI National Sale. At Rustic Lodge and Indiana County Fairgrounds in Indiana, Pennsylvania. 

September 22, 2015. Big E Katahdin Open & Junior Show. Springfield, MA. Watch the website for entry information and to verify date of show. http://www.thebige.com/general-info  

September 26, 2015. Virginia Tech Southwest AREC Pasture Ram Test Sale & Field Day. Glade Springs, VA. Date to be determined later. Rams evaluated for growth, loin eye depth and parasite resistance on pasture. Contact Lee Wright, lrite@vt.edu, 276-944-2200 

November 15, 2015. Kennedy Family National Katahdin Junior Show. Louisville, KY. NAILE. http://www.livestockexpo.org  Final date set in May.

November 19, 2015. Katahdin Open Show. Louisville, KY. NAILE (North American International Livestock, Exposition. Final date set in May. NAILE. http://www.livestockexpo.org


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