Clark County

Washington County Sheep Association Hosting Sheep Tour at Southern Indiana Purdue Ag. Center

The Washington County Sheep Association in cooperation with the Indiana Sheep Association and Purdue Extension is hosting a Sheep Tour at the Southern Indiana Purdue Ag. Center (11367 E. Purdue Farm Rd., Dubois, IN 47527) on Saturday, August 25, 2018 beginning with a lunch and fellowship at 12:00 pm and the tour starting at approx. 1:00 pm.  Dr. Mike Neary, Purdue Extension Sheep Specialist, and Jason Tower, SIPAC Superintendent, will lead the tour to discuss the newly acquired flock of Katahdin hair sheep.  Topics will include general sheep production practices, forage/grazing management, and Purdue’s plans for the future of the flock.

Please join us for lunch, education, and fellowship.  The tour is free and all sheep producers are encouraged to attend.  Dress for the farm and weather.  Wagons will be utilized during the tour to move participants from one location to the next.

To RSVP or for questions contact Purdue Extension – Washington County by August 16 to dhowellw@purdue.edu or 812-883-4601.

It is the policy of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service that all persons have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue University is an Affirmative Action institution.

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