“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.


All questions about the Let's Grow program activities can be directed to the Program Coordinator, Alan Culham, at alan@sheepusa.org or 517-896-7379.


Upcoming Events

Round Five Let's Grow Grant Application Available
For information, contact Alan Culham, alan@sheepusa.org or 517-896-7378.
Application available at: www.sheepusa.org/Growourflock_Funding_Application

April 8, 2017
California Ram Sale
Porterville, CA
Sale is incorporating ultrsoudn carcass index development with Round Two Let's Grow Funding.

April 20, 2017
Round Five Let's Grow Grant Application's Due

April 25, 2017
Let's Grow Webinar -- Meat Quality
Presented by Dr. Travis Hoffman, North Dakota State University / University of Minnesota
Register now!
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9061362678810614275

May 8-9, 2017
Let's Grow Committee Will Meet in Denver to Select Round 5 Grant Recipients

June 9-10, 2017
Let's Grow the Sheep Industry in the South Central United States
Hope Arkansas Fairgrounds

June 17, 2017 8:30am-4:30pm
Midwest Commercial Sheep Production Workshops
Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Iowa State University, Ames
Register now!
http://www.iowasheepandwoolfestival.com/education.html

July 29, 2017
Center of the Nation NSIP Sale - Clay County Fairgrounds, Spencer, IA
http://nsip.org/home/events/center-of-the-nation-nsip-sale/

August 12, 2017
Eastern NSIP Sale - Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH

This sale was born out of demand for genetics for increased productivity in the Eastern U.S. We will be offering 83 head of top quality breeding stock of maternal and terminal genetics, both wool and hair sheep.
Be sure to join us in Wooster and don’t forget Educational Sessions will be held before the sale! Download the catalog below for more information.

Eastern NSIP Sale Catalog : http://nsip.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Eastern-Sale-Catalog.pdf


August 18-19, 2017

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo
First Commuity Spur Arena - San Angelo, Texas

August 22, 2017
Let's Grow Webinar -- Selection for Parasite Resistance
Presented by Dr. Joan Burke, USDA-Agricultural Research Service