LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension invites you to join a shepherds’ discussion webinar on fiber, current fiber marketplace, fiber mills, and home based wool products on Thursday, December 10th starting at 6:30pm.
Dr. Travis Hoffman, Extension Sheep Specialist, will discuss best management practices for preparing fiber for sale. In addition, a panel of experienced producers and fiber processors will share their stories, as well as, their tips for successful utilization and marketing of fiber and fiber products. Farmers, ag business professionals who work with farmers, 4-Hers, and those interested in goats or sheep are invited to attend.
Producer and processor panelists include:
Joana Friesz -Friesz Livestock
Joan Weyandt – Strawberry Ridge Farm
Joy Schmitt – Red Country Acres Farm
Wade Kopren – Fishhook Sock Company
Chris Armbrust – Dakota Fiber Mill
Pre-registration is required. Please register at z.umn.edu/SheepToShawl and learn more at z.umn.edu/GoatSheepFiber. If you are unable to attend the live session, you will receive the recording via email. If you have any questions, please contact: Brenda Miller at email@example.com or Claire LaCanne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-330-0447.
Click the link for a flyer: 2020 Sheep-Goat fiber flyer_FINAL
— University of Minnesota Extension
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