Calendar of Events and MSBA Board of Directors (BOD) Meetings 2016
January 12-14: 75th Maine Agricultural Trades Show. Civic Center, Augusta. The full schedule should be available soon at www.getrealmaine.com
January 13, MSBA meeting schedule:
5:00 pm Maine State Scrapie Board meeting
January 27-30 American Sheep Industry Association Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Lisa Webster will attend the state presidentsí meeting and report back to the membership in a future newsletter issue.
Brant Miller will attend as director and report back to the membership in a future newsletter issue.
For more information and convention schedule, visit http://sheepusa.org
February 22: Submission deadline for The Producerís spring issue.
February 23, 6:30pm: BOD meeting via conference call. Call in number will be provided to BOD members prior to the meeting. If you would like to participate, please contact Gary at email@example.com>
March 5: Beginner Level Shearing School, at Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport.
March 9, 9am to noon: Ag Day at the Legislature, Augusta.
April 15-16 (Friday afternoon and Saturday): Blade Shearing School with Kevin Ford at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Limit of ten participants.
May 14-15: New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival, Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH. Visit www.nhswga.org for more information.
May 20-22: New England Livestock Exhibition (NELE), Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor. More information at http://www.northeastlivestockexpo.com/ May 20 is Kids Day
June 4-5: Maine Fiber Frolic, Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor. More information at www.fiberfrolic.com/
June 4, 8am - 12pm: Wool Pool, at the Maine Fiber Frolic. More information to follow.
July 24: Open Farm Day, statewide. More information at www.getrealmaine.com
September 23-25: Common Ground Fair, Unity. More information at www.mofga.org
October 1-2: Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival, Tunbridge, VT. More information at www.vtsheepandwoolfest.com
October 15-16: New York State Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY. More information at www.sheepandwool.com