December 02, 2023

Save the date: Hoosier Sheep Symposium slated for Sept. 23

FRANKLIN, Ind. — The annual Hoosier Sheep Symposium will take place Sept. 23 at Franklin College in Franklin.

The event is sponsored by Purdue Agriculture’s Sheep and Wool Market Development Program and the Indiana Sheep Association.

“We are very excited about the program we have put together for this year’s symposium,” said Jane Smith, ISA president. “It is a great mix of pertinent topics impacting the Indiana sheep industry. I hope you can join us.”

Sessions include:

• Developing your vet/client relationship — Dr. Bret Marsh, state veterinarian.

• Solar grazing research project report — Franklin College research team.

• What to know about the Cache Valley virus — Dr. Cheryl Miller, Indiana State Board of Animal Health.

• Solar farm grazing contract options — Briana Schroeder, Indiana Farm Bureau legal team.

The cost to attend the event is $30 and includes lunch. To register or learn more, visit

Erica Quinlan

Erica Quinlan

Field Editor