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Sheep Shearing School

2016 SD Sheep Shearing School Program

December 7–9, 2016
Wednesday – Friday

Instructors:  Wade Kopren, Curt Olson, Alex Moser

Where: Brookings, S.D.

Topics covered:

  • Professional shearing
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Wool handling and preparation

Instruction fee:

  • $150.00 per person
  • Fee includes tuition, handbook, and DVD


  • Experienced and non-experienced
  • Limited to 12 students per school
  • 1-on-1 instruction

Sponsored by SDSGA, Wool Committee with cooperation from SDSU Extension.

Download the registration form. Please complete the form and return it to South Dakota Sheep Shearing Program, Box 2170, Brookings, SD 57007. For additional information, please contact Jeff Held, (605) 688-5433, (605) 690-7033 (cell) or email.



Sheep facilities

The Sheep Research and Teaching Unit is composed of approximately 80 acres of grass pasture and hay ground, including the building site, plus 40 acres of crop land for forage and silage production.

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