Programs

ISA Shearing School 2024 details to be announced in the winter

Annual Producer Symposium

This one-day program is open to all sheep producers provides an educational opportunity for producers, educators and other professionals in sheep and related agribusiness industries. Youth are an important segment of the sheep industry and are invited to attend as well. The programs feature excellent speakers on a variety of topics, and commercial exhibitors are often present.

The ISA Annual Meeting is also held in conjunction with the Symposium. During the annual meeting, new officers/directors are elected and important items for ISA members are discussed.

Hoosier Sheep Symposium

Field Days

ISA Field Days deal with several aspects of sheep production and management, offering participants the opportunity to visit a successful sheep farming operation dedicated to sheep production in a profitable way. Sheep farmers and anyone interested in sheep management are cordially invited to attend.

Indiana Sheep Industry Directory

This online resource connects anyone interested in the sheep industry with Indiana producers, shearers, guardian or herding animal suppliers and others involved in related agribusinesses. [ CLICK HERE ]

Make It With Wool Contest

2024 CONTEST UPDATE:
Below you will find information on the Indiana State Make it With Wool Contest.

Click here for Make it with Wool 2024 Entry Form
Click here for Make it With Wool 2023 Brochure

WHAT ARE THE CONTEST OBJECTIVES?

WHO CAN ENTER? (determined by age on January 1, 2023)

Anyone, regardless of race, creed or sex who meets age and other guidelines may participate.

WHAT FABRICS / YARNS CAN I USE?

Any questions should be directed to the Indiana State MIWW Director, Robyn Heine at [email protected] or via phone 317-416-4545. Follow the Indiana MIWW Facebook page, the National MIWW Website: makeitwithwool.com, or the National MIWW Facebook: National Make it With Wool

2024 Key Dates

July 1 - Contest Entry Deadline - must be postmarked by July 1
August 4 - Indiana State Contest at the Indiana State Fairgrounds - Indiana Arts Building

Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School

The Howard Wyman Sheep Leadership School is made possible with major support from the American Lamb Board, National Sheep Improvement Center, American Sheep Industry Association and other donors. This annual national program is open to participants 20 years of age and older interested in learning techniques to improve their sheep industry business operations and profitability. For more details, go to the National Lamb Feeders website.

Indiana Sheep Association

Bringing Indiana's Sheep Industry Together Since 1876