“Our Lets Grow Program is a Great way to Find positive ways to Break traditional ways of doing business, to make better the Industry that we ALL Love and want to make money doing! We MUST find ways to keep up with a changing world market and our Committee’s focus is to help lead us into the future!”
Mike Corn, N.M.

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Let’s Grow Mission: To support, promote and ensure the U.S. sheep industry's future through the development of innovative and sustainable initiatives that increase the productivity, profitability and growth of the American sheep industry, which will further enhance domestic wool and lamb production.


Upcoming Events

August 20, 2016
Let's Grow Arkansas Small Ruminant Regional Conference Series
Southwest Region - Southwest Research and Extension Center, Hope
Contact: Chelsey Ahrens, Ph.D., Specialty Lovestock/Youth Education Specialist, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, 501-671-2067-office, 501-503-6592-work cell

August 24-26, 2016
NSIP Regional Breeder Forum
Dubois, Idaho - In conjunction with the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station's Centennial Celegration and the NSIP Fine Wool Consortium
All NSIP members are allowed to attend, regardless of breed. NSIP membership is required to attend. Topics of discussion will range from NSIP subjects of genetic connectedness, contemporary group structure, parasite resistance EBVs, and the future of genomic technology in the U.S. sheep industry, to nutrition and marketing of performance based animals with a balance between presentations and open discussion.

August 25-26, 2016
Fine-Wool Breeders Consortium
FairBridge Inn and Suites -- 850 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

August 27, 2016
Let's Grow Arkansas Small Ruminant Regional Conference Series
Southeast Region - University of Arkansas at Monticello Agriculture Building
Contact: Chelsey Ahrens, Ph.D., Specialty Lovestock/Youth Education Specialist, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, 501-671-2067-office, 501-503-6592-work cell

August 30, 2016
Let's Grow Webinar
"Best Praactices to Increase Your Lamb Crop"
Presented by Dr. Reid Redden, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

September 15, 2016
Let's Grow Round 4 Grant Application Will Be Available

October 1, 2016
Tri-State Sheep Summit
Boone County Enrichment Center, Burlington, KY
The KIO (Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio) Tri-State Small Ruminant Summit – Let’s Grow Together. This will be a one-of-a-kind event! Featured are expert small ruminant production specialists sharing their perspectives on national and international trends, and addressing factors that inhibit growth and farm profit specifically affecting the tri-state area.

November 3-5, 2016
Lamb 300 -- University of Wyoming, Laramie
For information, contact Warrie Means, means@uwyo.edu or 307-766-5283. To register online, go to www.BrownPaperTickets.com, Event #2589825

November 15, 2016
Let's Grow Round 4 Grant Applications Will be Due

December 5-6, 2016
Let's Grow Committee Will Meet to Select Round 4 Grant Recipients