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April

18 & May 15: Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. both days, participants will learn how to develop ideas for winning grant proposals, identify and work with funding sources, and understand the proposal development, submission and review process, professional review of draft proposal included, registration is $175/person and includes a workbook, reference materials and lunch both days, deadline to register is April 11, Allen County Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826, 219-386-5323, hadleyv@purdue.edu or kschwink@purdue.edu.
19-20: The Fiber Event, Greencastle, IN, www.thefiberevent.com.
23-25: Sheep Scanning Certification School, State College, PA, www.extension.psu.edu or 877-345-0691.
25-27: Woolly Weekend at Shepherd's Cross, Claremore, OK, www.shepherdscross.com.
25-28: Oregon Sheep Growers Association Shearing School, Douglas County, OR, johnandpeggyfine@charter.net or 541-673-0369.
26-27: Tennessee Annual Shearing School, Murfreesboro, TN, 615-519-7796 or shepherdboy1@yahoo.com.
26-27: Western Pennsylvania Shearing School, Scenery Hill, PA, wob10@psu.edu or 724-438-0111.
27: Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival, Vernon, CT, ctsheep.org/sheep_wool_fiber_festival.
27-28: Washington County (NY) Fiber Tour, www.washingtoncountyfibertour.org.
May

4-5: 46th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, West Friendship, MD, www.sheepandwool.org.
11-12: New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival, Deerfield Fairgrounds, NH, www.nhswga.org.
18: K-Day Katahdin Hair Coat Inspection & FAMACHA Training, Ewe Lamb Right Farm, Shippensburg, PA, education@katahdins.org or 737-665-8280 x2.
25-26: Great Lakes Fiber Show, Wooster, OH, www.greatlakesfibershow.com.
30-June 1: Colorado Shearing School, Brush, CO, marlin.eisenach@colostate.edu or 970-542-3543.
TBD: Wool Handling & Shearing Management, Auburn, CA, ucanr.edu/woolhandling&shearingmanagement.
June

1: 69th Annual West Virginia Sheep & Goat Sale, Petersburg, WV, www.wvsheepandgoatsale.com.
1-2: Flag Wool & Fiber Festival, Flagstaff, AZ, www.flagwool.com.
6-9: Estes Park Wool Market, Estes Park, CO, www.epwoolmarket.com.
7-8: South Central Katahdin Association Annual Meeting, Vicksburg, MS, www.hair-sheep.com.
8: Wild Edibles Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, walk the sanctuary trails and look for tasty wild edible plants, receive informational materials and enjoy a wild edible picnic, $25/members, $35/non-members by June 3, W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, 12685 East C Ave., Augusta, MI, 269-671-2510 or birdsanctuary@kbs.msu.edu.
15: NSIP Program Meeting & Tour, Rochester, IN, executive@indianasheep.com or 317-896-2213.
24-29: Midwest Stud Ram Sale, Sedalia, MO, www.midwestsale.com.
30: Sierra Foothills Wool Pool, Auburn, CA, ucanr.edu/sfwoolpool.
July

7-10: NLFA Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School, Harrisburg, PA, www.nlfa-sheep.org/leadership.html.
20: Polish Festival Garden Tractor Show & Swap Meet, free event for all ages, all garden tractors welcome, Anderson Elementary School, Bronson, MI, peteyearling@gmail.com or find Bronson Michigan Polish Festival Garden Tractor and Swap Meet on Facebook.
August

2-3: Bartlettyarns Annual Open House, Harmony, ME, www.bartlettyarns.com.
22-24: California Wool Growers Association Annual Meeting & Convention, Minden, NV, www.californiawoolgrowers.org.
September

6-8: Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI, www.wisconsinsheep-andwoolfestival.com.

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