Reminder: R.S.V.P. for Annual Meeting lunch by Dec. 6

Please R.S.V.P. to Mina @ 605-651-9530 or email dakotalambgrowers@gmail.com by Sunday, December 6

 Friday, Dec. 11: NDSU Sheep Unit and Holiday Inn of Fargo Continue reading

Co-op 2015 Annual Meeting

Notice of Annual Meeting and the Fall 2015 Newsletter are attached below. Please R.S.V.P. by Sunday, December 6, to dakotalambgrowers@gmail.com for Friday’s dinner and Saturday’s lunch. We hope to see you there!

DLGC Notice of Annual Meeting 2015

Dakota Lamb Growers Coop Fall 2015 Newsletter

 

SAVE THE DATE: DLGC 2015 Annual Meeting-Fargo, ND, December 11-12

Stay tuned to DLGC email and this website for more information!

WHEN:     Friday, December 11: 4:30-6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00pm Membership Dinner

Saturday, December 12: 8:30-9:00 am Registration

Featured speakers are Jay Fuhrer, Soil Health Specialist, NCRS-Bismarck, and Dr. Gregory McKee, Director of the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives, NDSU, Fargo.

WHERE: Holiday Inn of Fargo, 3803 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND-a block of rooms is being reserved at a special rate for DLGC members (until 11-10-2015). Rooms are $114+tax for Friday night. Call 701-282-2700 to reserve your room!

Free Farm Foundation Workshop: Antimicrobial Drug Use in Food Animals-October 13 in Rapid City

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Regional leaders featured at Rapid City workshop on antimicrobial drug use in food animals 

OAK BROOK, IL Sept. 16, 2015: Regional leaders in livestock production, the veterinary community and the feed supply industry will be among the speakers at an Oct. 13, workshop in Rapid City, SD, on the stewardship of antimicrobial drug use in livestock.

Organized by Farm Foundation, NFP, the workshop is an opportunity for participants to gain a comprehensive understanding Continue reading

Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD Charity Golf Outing: October 17 in Sioux City,Iowa

The Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD

is ramping up for its first GM1 Charity Golf Outing on

October 17, 2015!

We have our Platinum Sponsorships filled, and we have 2 of our 4 Gold Sponsorships filled! We have lots of amazing donations coming in for silent auction items as well. We are working on a new car donation for our Hole-In-One prize…

The Cause: Huntington’s disease is a hereditary brain disorder for which there is currently no treatment or cure. It damages nerve cells in the brain, causing them to deteriorate along with every normal function in the person affected. Continue reading

2015 Summer Meeting Update and Thank you!

Thank you to all who participated in DLGC’s Summer Meeting on June 26 and June 27 in Brookings and White, South Dakota. Friday night’s lamb recipe tasting and fellowship was well attended, with a couple of folks driving in from Michigan! The Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD auction was presided over by Kevin Quail, and brought in over $1,670. Thanks go out to both the generous donors who provided original and collectable items Continue reading

DLGC 2015 Summer Meeting Schedule

June 26 – Hillcrest Park Shelters A, B, & C (4th St & 15th Ave, Brookings)

4:00-6:00 PM        Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 PM                 Lamb Tasting and Fellowship

7:30 PM                 The Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD Charity Auction

June 27- Pioneer Lutheran Church (20180 474th Ave, White) Continue reading

Auction to benefit The Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD (Huntington’s Disease)

Charity Auction to Benefit

The Shepherd’s Gift: GM1 for HD

Friday June 26th 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Hillcrest Park Shelter A, 4th St and 15th Ave, Brookings

Huntington’s Disease (HD) has been described as MS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease all rolled into one. This debilitating and fatal neurologic disease currently has no disease modifying treatment.

Sheep Farmers have joined together to raise a special genetic line of sheep that produce the GM1 to help HD families. Please join us as we raise funds to move GM1 into clinical trials. Continue reading