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Sheep & Goats - Emerging Maine Sheep Entrepreneurs

Maine Sheep Breeders Association | American Sheep Industry Association | UMaine Extension

Emerging Maine Sheep Entrepreneurs

A 30-month educational effort to equip new sheep producers in Maine

Participants receive the following resources when enrolling:

Let’s Grow Toolkit for New Sheep Producers (Sheep Production Handbook (CD); flash drive)

Farming Alternatives — A Guide to Evaluating the Feasibility of New Farm-Based Enterprises

Pipestone Management Wheel

Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business

Sheep Housing and Equipment Handbook

Poisonous Plants of Pennsylvania

New participants are welcome.

Enrollment Form: Word | PDF

Developed for the Maine Sheep Breeders Association by Dr. Richard Brzozowski, Extension Educator – Agriculture,, 800.287.1471 (in Maine).

The Maine Sheep Breeders Association has partnered with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in developing a 2 ½-year educational project for emerging sheep entrepreneurs in Maine.

For more information, contact Richard Brzozowski at or 800.287.1471 (in Maine).

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Contact Information

Cooperative Extension: Livestock
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System