MSU Extension to present Southeastern Montana Sheep Symposium in Broadus

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BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension will host the Southeastern Montana Sheep Symposium in Broadus, Nov. 9.

 

Extension faculty in CusterPowder River and Carter counties created the event to share emerging technologies and research that will help producers stay current in the ever-changing sheep industry.

 

Featured speakers and their topics are:

 

  • Whit Stewart, MSU Extension sheep specialist, ewe body condition score and ewe reproductive panel; and integrated parasite management
  • Monica Ebert, Montana Wool Lab manager, practical selection strategies for optimum wool production
  • Mike Schuldt, MSU Extension Custer County, sheep ked and lice control

 

The symposium runs from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Boyes Community Hall, located directly off of U.S. Route 212 near Boyes. Lunch is provided.

 

Preregistration is encouraged. Call the Powder River Extension office at (406) 436-2424 or email powderriver@montana.edu.

 


Source:  MSU News


Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS


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