northland sheep dairy seeking apprentice for 2018 season.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V19fbaM4r_s&w=907&h=510] Northland Sheep Dairy in Marathon NY are seeking a teamster apprentice for the 2018 season. Northland is the oldest continuously operating sheep dairy in the United States. Their farm operates in a traditional pastoral style, making sheep milk cheeses seasonally from their small flock of 100% grass fed ewes. Their cheeses are truly […]
watch: cool trailer showing the shepherdesses of the glaciers in ladakh
save the date for the 23rd annual dairy sheep symposium in quebec
The 23rd Annual Dairy Sheep Symposium is taking place from Nov 30th - Dec 2nd this year at the Estrimont Suites and Spas, Orford (near Sherbrooke), Quebec. The title of this year's symposium is “Profitability in Dairy Sheep Production”, and it will focus on genetics and nutrition of dairy sheep flocks. Each year the Dairy Sheep Association of […]
these border collies melt my stoneheart
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOig3k_2rnU] This short documentary out of the UMaine Extension office may appear jut to be another movie about sheep, but don't be fooled; it's actually the most heartwarming dog movie since Homeward Bound! (Or, we should say, at least for agricultural geeks...) Featuring: Doreen and John Simmons, Gwen, and Bea of Stoneheart Farm in South Paris, Maine.
the water grabbing begins...
Hank Vogler spent the last 40 years building his dream ranch in the arid lands of eastern Nevada. But a plan to transfer water from ranches like his to slake the thirst of Nevada's largest city threatens his livelihood. This sheep rancher says he won't give up without a fight.
ithaca, ny: 2015 cornell sheep and goat symposium, october 2-4
Calling all sheep and goat enthusiasts! Mark your calendar to spend the weekend learning from featured speakers, veterinarians and crop experts at Cornell University. Don't be afraid to get dirty with hands-on learning opportunities, covering everything from eartagging to foot rot. The three day symposium will wrap-up with two tours at local sheep farms where you […]
northern new york: using birdsfoot trefoil for parasite control pasture walk!
Northern New York. Two Pasture Walks in September will provide small livestock producers with a research update on whether grazing heavy stands of birdsfoot trefoil, a forage crop high in condensed tannins, can help reduce often fatal worm loads in sheep and goats in Northern New York. The research funded by the farmer-driven Northern New […]
grazing for restoration
Flemish shepherd breathes life into old practice, and moorland by Toon Lambrechts SUMMARY: With the help of 200 sheep and a couple of herding dogs, Leen Ricour is helping the former moorlands of a nature reserve in East Flanders recover – one munch at a time.
shepard schools in spain
if you can read spanish! Here's the site: Projecte Gripia