2018 NCSPA Annual Business and Educational Meeting – January 27, 2018

Join other sheep producers SATURDAY January 27, 2018 for a fun day of fellowship and education!

Bring the whole family and invite friends.
Everyone is welcome.
$10 per person or $20 per family
(to cover refreshments and lunch)
Late Registration: $15 per person at the door
Sign up and purchase tickets at:
http://groupspaces.com/NCSPA/

Location: Guilford County Extension Office; 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405

Meeting Agenda: 
8:30 – 9:10 am Registration, Visit with Sponsors
9:10 – 9:15 Welcome, John Brasfield, NCSPA President
9:15 – 10:45  – Disaster Preparedness and Response for the small ruminant producer  – Jimmy Tickel, DVM, Northeastern Region Emergency Programs Veterinarian, NCDA&CS
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:15 Sustainable Integrated Parasite Management – Kelsey Paras, DVM, MS
 University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Dept of Infectious Diseases  National Center for Veterinary Parasitology
12:15pm – 1:00 Lunch & visit with sponsors
1:00 – 1:20 Update on  Lamb Feeders Seminar/Oregon Trip—Andrew Finch, NCSPA VP
1:20 – 2:00 – The Basics Of Pasture Management  – Johnny Rogers, MS, PAS,  North Carolina State University Amazing Grazing Program Coordinator
2:00- 2:10 ASI Update – Bill Sparrow – Currently serving on the ASI Legislative Action Council, ASI Let’s Grow Committee and Sheep Venture Company Board.
2:10 – 2:20 Scrapie Program Update – What’s happening with the free scrapie tags????  NCSPA Scrapie Collection Boxes locations : Susan Proctor, Karen McAdams & Carvel Cheves
2:20– 2:30 Make It With Wool Update – Mrs. Jean Thomas, Charlotte, NC
2:30 – 2:40 Carolina FiberFest Update — Carolyn Beasley, Four Oaks, NC;  Alesia Moore, Youngsville, NC
Youth Events Update & NCSPA Mentoring Program update— Alesia Moore
2:40 – 3:10 NCSPA Business Meeting
· Elections
· Presentation of NCSPA Shepherd’s Award
3:10 – Adjourn

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