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SD sheep and lamb production down over the year

February 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The number of sheep and lambs in South Dakota is down from a year ago.
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Lamb prices drop more than 50 percent

October 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SD senators join effort to probe differential in sheep market prices.
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Fluff on the farm

August 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Food to fabric, sheep provide it all. But production of this jack-of-all-trades livestock remains lackluster in North Dakota, where Bob Hewson is one of only a few sheep producers he knows of in the Billings County area. Continue Reading

Quadruplet lambs born for third year in a row in Laporte

May 2, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Lighting has struck for a third time at a Laporte sheep farm. Continue Reading

Number of N.D. sheep, lambs hit all-time low

January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that sheep and lambs on Jan. 1 totaled 73,000 animals, down from 78,000 the previous year. Breeding sheep, market sheep and lambs and the 2011 lamb crop all were at record lows, as was wool production. Continue Reading

Second year in a row for quad lambs

May 7, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

The bleats from all corners of the dusty pen are appropriately timed.
“Maaa. Maaa. Maaa.” Continue Reading

N.D.’s ag commissioner wants CRP used for calving, lambing

April 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner wants the federal government to allow the use of Conservation Reserve Program land during the state’s calving and lambing season this spring. Continue Reading