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Lamb and Wool Management:  Sheep Facility Tours

Sheep Facility Tour - June 4, 2018

The Pipestone Sheep Facility Tour provides producers an opportunity to see various types of sheep facilities, including the latest innovations in sheep buildings, state of the art lambing barns, handling systems, feeding systems and facility layout. The tour will be a full day tour, visiting four lamb and wool producers with new and remodeled facilities. All of these operations have devised their buildings and feeding systems to reduce labor and enable them to run larger numbers of ewes with the same labor. In addition, this tour will also be an opportunity to hear the management philosophy of these four successful sheep operations.

Tour Details

June 4, 2018
Location:  Begin and end at Minnesota West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187

2018 Tentative Tour Schedule
7:30 a.m. - Registration
8:00 a.m. - Bus leaves Minnesota West, Worthington Campus
Tour 4 sheep operations
6:00 p.m. - Arrive back at Minnesota West, Worthington Campus

Farm Tour Stops

Information with sheep operations will be coming soon.


2018 Cost: $180 (includes tour transportation, tuition, handouts, lunch, and refreshments).
Minimum Enrollment: 30 people. Maximum Enrollment: 54 people.

Worthington Campus information
Worthigton Lodging Information

Complete and return Registration Form.  *This form requires Acrobat Reader (free download).

North Dakota and Wisconsin residents will be charged a higher tuition cost unless a reciprocity form is completed. A copy of the completed reciprocity form must accompany registration form. Go to Reciprocity Information for more details and the application form for your state. Follow instructions on how to print and complete the form. Contact the Lamb and Wool program if you need help completing the reciprocity form.

South Dakota students should contact Minnesota West directly. South Dakota residents don’t need to send a form to their home state.

Questions or more information?

Philip Berg

Laurie Johnson
507 825-6815

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