2016 Lambing Clinics
NHSWGA Lambing Clinics Draw Record Crowds
Although some of us awoke to snow on Saturday, February 20th, approximately seventy-five participants attended the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association Lambing Clinic hosted this year by David Kennard and his crew at Wellscroft Farm in Harrisville, New Hampshire.
2015 Lambing Clinic
On the twenty-first of February, 2015, approximately thirty hearty folks braved the chilly morning temperatures to attend the NHSWGA annual lambing clinic. This year’s clinic began with the morning “classroom” session, presented by Dr. Julie Hurley, at the Jeremiah Smith Grange, in Lee, New Hampshire, and was followed in the afternoon by a visit to the Woolmark Farm, owned by Sally and Dwight Barney.
2014 Annual Meeting
Thank you to everybody who helped to make the 2014 Annual Meeting a wonderful event. We want to say a special thanks to our guest speaker, Dot Perkins who gave so generously of her time, expertise, and humor.
Forty members from around the state met at the Epsom Fire House on October 25. We started out with a pot luck dinner that put any restaurant buffet to shame. Many thanks to Apple Hill Farm in Concord for their donation of delicious apple cider.
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. .