Source: AgriLife Today
Applications are now being accepted for two wool production educational opportunities to be conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife in San Angelo, Dr. Reid Redden, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state sheep and goat specialist at San Angelo, said.
Curriculum will cover:
- Proper animal handling both on and off the shearing floor
- Animal selection
- Using and maintaining professional shearing equipment
- Optimal wool handling and preparation
When: January 9th – 11th
Where: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center (north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87)
Cost: Individual registration for the shearing school is $125 for Texas residents and $250 for non-residents.
The minimum age for participating in either course is 16 years old.
Successful applicants will be notified by Dec. 14. As the class sizes are limited due to the hands-on instruction, applications for both schools must be submitted by Dec. 4.
Apply online at: http://agrilife.org/sheepandgoat/registration or by phone at 325-653-4576.