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NDSU Sheep Workshop Set

Lamb marketing will be among the topics covered in the workshop. (NDSU photo) Lamb marketing will be among the topics covered in the workshop. (NDSU photo)
Production, grazing and lamb marketing will be among the topics covered.

Southeastern North Dakota sheep producers will have an opportunity to improve their skills and meet the North Dakota State University Extension Service’s sheep specialist, Travis Hoffman, at a workshop May 4.

The Dickey County office of the NDSU Extension Service is hosting the spring sheep workshop at the Fireside Restaurant in Ellendale. The program will start at 1 p.m. with registration, and presentations begin at 1:30 p.m.

Topics that will be covered and the presenters are:

  • Production economics - Hoffman
  • Sheep summer grazing - Breana Kiser, the agriculture and natural resources Extension agent in Dickey County, and Pete Kronberg, a sheep producer
  • Lamb management troubleshooting - Hoffman and Ben Galbreath, a local veterinarian
  • Lamb marketing - Hoffman and Brent Stroh, a sheep producer

Attending the workshop is free of charge. For more information about the workshop, contact the Extension office in Dickey County at 701-349-3249, ext. 2, or email Kiser at

NDSU Agriculture Communication - April 7, 2017

Source:Breana Kiser, 701-349-3249, ext. 2,
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391,
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