Introduction to Raising Sheep for Fiber and Food
Date: September 11, 2016
Location: Halleaux Farm- 9955 E. Newburg Road, Durand, Michigan 48429
MIFFS, Women in Ag Netowork (WIA) Presents- Introduction to Raising Sheep for Fiber and Food. Sunday, September 11th, 1-5PM.
Halleaux Farm (9955 E. Newburg Road, Durand, Michigan 48429). Potluck lunch included, please bring a dish to share.
Do you find yourself wondering what it would take to implement livestock on your farm? Do you have little to no experience with livestock? Join us at Halleaux Farm as farmer Savannah Halleaux introduces the wonderful world of sheep rearing! Savannah will cover basic breed selection based on your farm goals, feeding methods, pasture rotation models, managing disease and injuries, marketing options and how to plan for profitability! Stay connected to WIA’s Facebook page.
The goal of the WIA network is to create an intentional space to grow meaningful connections between women working in agriculture in Genesee County and the extended area. This network is aimed at sharing challenges and opportunities for women in agriculture. Together we hope to build knowledge, connections, innovate, problem-solve, and create new opportunities for women’s livelihoods in Michigan.