When Adam DeZeeuw (Brookings) offered to organize the second annual GM1 for HD Golf Classic fundraiser on behalf of the Shepherd’s Gift:GM1 for HD, Susan Holler, DLGC President, jumped in with a suggestion: Why not hold the Golf Classic in conjunction with DLGC’s 2016 Summer Meeting? Many of DLGC’s member families participate in the GM1 for HD project. We have gotten to know, and love, several of the HD families who set up the Shepherd’s Gift:GM1 for HD. So, since Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings, South Dakota, was available on Saturday, July 16, we decided that the DLGC member meeting should be held in Brookings on Friday, July 15, so that our families would have the chance to re-connect.
We hope that you will bring family and friends Continue reading
Farmers raising genetically flawed sheep seek a cure for Huntington’s Disease
Please stay tuned for a recap of our 16th Annual Meeting in Fargo, North Dakota on December 11 and 12, 2015.
Please R.S.V.P. to Mina @ 605-651-9530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, December 6
Friday, Dec. 11: NDSU Sheep Unit and Holiday Inn of Fargo Continue reading
Notice of Annual Meeting and the Fall 2015 Newsletter are attached below. Please R.S.V.P. by Sunday, December 6, to email@example.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
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!
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
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
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
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
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