By AdminWilliams, 08/04/2019 - 21:02

Attention all scholarship applicants. If you applied by August 1st for the deadline, we are having issues with the website and downloading the application. Please re email your application to the secretary, Ammy Rice @ nhswga@nhswga.org by August 22nd.
There is a new PDF on the website that can be downloaded for easy use! Our sincerest apologies for this issue!


By AdminWilliams, 04/15/2019 - 13:28

Folks with animals or animal liking folks, please take a look at Senate bill #77. This bill is raising some concerns and we wanted you to be able to take a look. If you would like to get involved, please your Representatives, or call the people on the Environment and Agriculture committee where the bill is currently. You may also attend the hearing Wednesday at 10 am in the LO Building to register. You may even speak if you wish. Our Rep who is also a Farm Bureau member has said that the committee members will listen.

By AdminWilliams, 11/18/2018 - 15:23

NHSWGA 2018 Annual Meeting Highlights


Approximately forty members, new and returning, braved the rainy night to attend the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association Annual Meeting held the evening of October 28th at the Epsom Fire Station. 

The meeting kicked off with the annual potluck dinner, a wonderful spread of delicious and varied dishes.

By AdminWilliams, 09/16/2018 - 18:17

Jeff Jordan started shearing sheep for my grandfather when he was fifteen years old. Before he could hold a driver’s license in NH. In those days Jeff would pack up his gear and his mother would drive him to whatever farm he needed to be at. He would do the shearing, and then call his mom to come pick him up. I don’t know just when Jeff started shearing sheep but at fifteen he was good enough that my grandfather never called anybody else.

By AdminWilliams, 09/11/2018 - 10:43

The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Association would like to extend our sincere condolences to Jeff Jordan's family in this difficult time. Jeff will be greatly missed. He shared his sheep knowledge and experience with shepherds across the area for many years. Thank you Jeff.

Jeff's celebration of life service will be held on Sept 15th at 3pm. It will be held at New Beginnings Church of Nazarene, 33 Staniels Road, Loudon, NH. There will be an open mic reception with refreshments following.

By AdminWilliams, 02/19/2018 - 18:43
Don’t forget to attend our upcoming Lambing Clinic to be held Saturday March tenth at the Epsom Fire Station. 
Things get underway at 9:00 AM with a lecture on nutritional requirements for the ewe pre and post lambing presented by Andrew Beal, Poulin grain representative. 
Then we have scheduled Dr Nate Harvey DMV who is a NH native recently returned to the state and hoping to establish a large animal practice in our general area. He will be discussing lambing do’s and don’t’s from the medical point of view. 
By AdminWilliams, 01/24/2018 - 19:58

We are headed to the 35th Farm and Forest Expo!  Come visit us in booth # 605. 

Farm and Forest

Radisson Hotel * 700 Elm Street * Manchester, NH
Friday, February 2, 2018  9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 3, 2018  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By AdminWilliams, 09/16/2017 - 11:12

To help raise awareness of NH Sheep and Wool we are having a booth at Deerfield Fair.  We could use some extra folks to talk about the association, sheep or fiber.  If you can volunteer for one of the below shifts, please call or email Rick Young at 603-502-0800, rickatcoveland@aol.com.  -- Thank you!!!


September 28:   Shift 1:  8am - 12pm;  Shift 2: 12pm - 4pm; Shift 3: 4pm - 8pm

September 29: Shift 1:  8am - 12pm;  Shift 2: 12pm - 4pm; Shift 3: 4pm - 8pm