2014 Lambing Clinic
The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association held another successful lambing clinic hosted by Liz and Jeff Conrad of Riverslea Farm in Epping on Saturday February 15th, 2014. About twenty folks gathered representing young folk to the more seasoned farmers with a variety of experience from neophytes to experienced sheep-raisers.
2013 Annual Meeting
The 2013 annual meeting of the New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Growers Association
took place at Allen's Restaurant, in Boscowen, NH. on Dec. 4, 2013. The business meeting began at 6:30pm.
We then enjoyed a buffet dinner featuring NH raised lamb.
After dinner we enjoyed great conversation and cameraderie.
Lambing Clinic, Febuary 25,2012
The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers' Association, hosted a
lambing clinic at Ramblin' Vewe Farm, Dick and Betty Persons, Gilford, NH.
2014 New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival, May 10 & 11, 2014
Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm & Sunday, 9:00am-4:00pm
The 38th annual NH Sheep and Wool Festival, at Deerfield fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH, will feature: sheep shearing, fiber animals, dog herding demonstrations, sheep dog trials, youth shows and activities, fiber shows, spinning and weaving demonstrations, fleece judging and sale, breed displays, educational programs, special workshops and lectures, as well as, over 120 vendors.
2011 Market Lamb Show & Auction
The 2011 NH Market Lamb Show & Auction took place at the Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair. Fourteen 4-Hers tagged their lambs in May, with eleven of them coming to the fair and selling their lambs.
Lambing Clinic, Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:30am-1:00pm Began at Jeremiah Smith Grange, Lee, NH.
Then we traveled to Riverslea Farm, Epping, NH.
This was a day of learning the ins and outs of lambing. Dr. Tim Fallon, Jeff Jordan and Liz Conrad discussed all aspects of both pre and post-natal care
2011 Farm and Forest Exposition, Febuary 4 & 5, 2011
The Farm & Forest , held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester NH, was a huge success. .
2010 4-H Market Lamb Show & Auction
Fourteen 4-H members participated in the 2010 Market Lamb Show and Auction at the Hillsborough County Youth Center, in New Boston, NH.
October 21, 2012 Meat Clinic
Held at Maple Crest Farm, Belmont NH 03220
2011 Annual Meeting
The night began with visiting with fellow sheep producers and a slide show of the events in which the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association, took part in this year.
A display was set up, showing monthly what we had done. There was a computer available for members to check out the newly revised website. And many shirts and cookbooks were available for sale, association apparel, 2012 festival shirts and bags, as well as older years tshirts at a discounted price.
At 6:00 the annual meeting was called to order by president Jeff Jordan. Reports were given, a slate of canidates was presented and voted in, and scholarships were given out.
Throughout the evening numbers were drawn and door prizes were awarded to many people.
Allen's restaraunt provided a delicious buffet style meal which included New Hampshire grown leg of lambs and kabobs.
The evening ended with a talk given by Steve Taylor of Plainfield, NH, on the history of sheep in the state of New Hampshire.