North Carolina Sheep Producers Association Annual Meeting and Educational Program

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Join us December 9 in Statesville for the NCSPA Annual Meeting and Educational Program! There will be a great speaker lineup and time for fellowship. Register on the NC Sheep Producers Association Website.

NC Sheep Producers Association

Educational & Membership Annual Meeting

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension – Iredell County Center
444 Bristol Dr
Statesville, NC 28677

Join other sheep producers for a fun day of fellowship and education. Bring the whole family. Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to be an NCSPA member or even own sheep to attend!

Registration for the meeting
$10 per person or $20 per family (to cover refreshments and lunch)
Register online by Dec 1st 828-320-4775


  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration
  • 9:00-9:05 Welcome, Susan Proctor, NCSPA President
  • 9:05 – Noon
    • Evaluating Feed Efficiency in Sheep (Dr. Andrew Weaver, Small Ruminant Specialist, NC State)
    • Let’s Grow: Opportunities for Sheep Flock Expansion (Dr. Camren Maierle, American Lamb Board)
    • Young Sheep Producers Panel Discussion
    • Industry and Extension Updates
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:30 NCSPA Business Meeting
    • Elections
    • Presentation of NCSPA Shepherd’s Award
  • Concurrent Session Options: (2 sessions, 3 options)
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m.: Concurrent Session 1
  • 2:00-3:00 p.m.: Concurrent Session 2
    • Live Animal Evaluation and Grading (Joe Hampton, Back Creek Angus)
    • Carcass Evaluation and Fabrication (Dr. Andrew Weaver)
    • Breeding For Wool (Susan Proctor, Windy Wool Windings and Alesia Moore, Shepherd’s Gate Artisan Fiber Mill)
  • 3:00 – Adjourn