Sheep-O-Rama Schedule

9:30 – 10:00   Registration

10:00 – 10:15  Welcome/Opening remarks

10:15 – 11:00  “Everything You Need to know about Sheep…”
Keynote Speaker, Claire Mikolayunas, Ph.D., Small Ruminant Specialist, University of Wisconsin

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11: 15 – 12:00  “Successful Shepherding through Grazing Management”
Bob Hendershot, NRCS State Grazing Specialist

12:00 -12:45  Lunch/Visit w/sheep and exhibitors

12:45 – 1:30  “Can you improve your bottom line with whey and other dairy by-products?”   
Discussion led by Abbe Turner, Lucky Penny Farm & Ohio Sheep Milk & Cheese Initiative

1:30- 2:15  “Successful Risk Management for Dairy Operators”
Jim McGuire, Wichert Insurance

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:15 “Funding/Equipping your Farm Venture”, Speaker TBD

3:15 – 4:00 “From Idea to Reality: Launching a Sheep Dairy”
Lisa Sippel, Owner, Sippel Family Farms/KokoBorrego Cheese Company

4 p.m.  Wrap-up


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