WEST VIRGINIA SHEPHERDS FEDERATION
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The American Sheep Industry Association and the West Virginia Shepherds Federation are working together for you! Just as ASI represents thousands of sheep and goat producers nationwide, your state federation represents your interests in Congress and the State Capitol, with the Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services and wherever the voice of West Virginia sheep and goat producers must be heard. The Wool and Mohair Market Loss Assistance Program and your state organization have lobbied successfully to fund a statewide program for predator management control. Our success in these efforts is only possible from strength through unity. Please continue to invest in your industry. Renew your WVSF/ASI membership today. If you are not a member, now is the time to join!
Unified Membership dues are $40 per year, the membership year runs from January through December. Any new member or renewal for WVSF will be good through December 31 of the current year. Members receive the monthly ASI sheep industry news and are eligible to use the West Virginia Shepherds Federation website to sell commercial or purebred sheep, lambs or goats.
A 1 year membership ONLY to WVSF is $20.00. A one year membership ONLY to ASI is $25.00 minimum or a $.04/hd.
Hinton, W. Va. 25951
The WVSF has taken over management of the WV Wool Pool Program. For information, contact;
We will be listing the locations and dates as we recieve them. If you have questions, please call Ronald Fletcher at (304) 758-4819
The 2017 Lewisburg Wool Pool and pick up for Greenbrier, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Monroe, and Summers Counties has been set for Wednesday, July 12, from 8:30am – 12:00pm at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Wool will be graded and baled that day. You can bring wool packed in wool packs, burlap sacks, plastic bags, or plastic sacks, but not in plastic feed sacks or fertilizer bags. Black wool will not be accepted. info; Joshua Peplowski
President- Joseph Aucremanne
Vice-President- Garrick Haslacker
Secretary- Michelle Wilfong
Treasurer- Ronald Fletcher
The West Virginia Shepherds Federation has created an e-mail list as a forum for discussing sheep and goat concerns in WV. This group is open to anyone interested in sheep and goats in WV.
You can purchase T-shirts, tote bags, hats, mugs and stickers with WVSF logo at; The WVSF Café Press Store
To report any problems or make suggestions, please contact Martha. Martha@coopworthsheep.com