CALENDAR

Please be aware that due to COVID-19, many upcoming events are being cancelled or postponed. Please check event websites or with event organizers for the most up-to-date information.

Events

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July August September October November December

★ Livestock Conservancy Participating

★★ Livestock Conservancy Hosted

January 2022

  • 33rd Annual American Highland Cattle Association National Show and Sale; and National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO. Learn more and register at highlandcattleusa.org.

February 2022

2022 events coming soon.

March 2022

2022 events coming soon.

April 2022

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May 2022

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June 2022

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July 2022

2022 events coming soon.

August 2021

  • Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society (CHHAPS) – July 1 to October 11, 2021. “100 Hours in 100 Days” virtual challenge for work with rare equine breeds. Learn more and register at https://raceroster.com/events/2021/47097/100-hours-in-100-days
  • St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association Annual Meeting – August21-22 at Virginia State University in Richmond, VA. Registration is $25 per person. Learn more at https://www.stcroixhairsheep.org/
  • Last Frontier Poultry Association – August 29, 2021. Second Annual Big Dipper Classic Poultry Show, open to the public 10 am to 6 pm at the Alaska State Fairgrounds Exhibition Building. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/LastFrontierPoultry/

September 2021

October 2021

  • Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society (CHHAPS) Challenge – July 1 to October 11, 2021. “100 Hours in 100 Days” virtual challenge for work with rare equine breeds. Learn more and register at https://raceroster.com/events/2021/47097/100-hours-in-100-days
  • Florida Cracker Cattle Association 34th Annual Gatherin’ and 32nd Annual Sale – October 1-2, 2021 at the Withlacoochee State Forest Training Center and Cow Pens. Learn more at http://www.floridacrackercattle.org/
  • University of Florida Department of Animal Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine 1st Ram Test & Sale – October 2, 2021. Rare breeds include the Barbados Blackbelly and the Florida Cracker. Learn more at https://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/smallruminant/ramtest/
  • Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival – October 2-3, 2021 in Tunbridge, Vermont. Learn more about the festival contests, workshops, herding and shearing demos and fleece sales at https://vtsheepandwoolfest.com/
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “Promoting Your Farm and Engaging with Customers at the Farmers’ Market” Webinar on October 5 from 1-2 pm. Learn more and register for the free webinar.
  • NC Cooperative Extension, NC Choices, and NC Farm School “Introduction to Livestock Marketing: Who Is Your Market?” Webinar on October 6. Register for the free webinar online.
  • 70th Annual American Highland Cattle Association Gathering on October 8-9 in Kalamazoo, MI. For more info and register at highlandcattleusa.org.
  • 1st Annual San Clemente Island Goat Day Social on October 9 from 12-4 pm in Charlottesville, VA. To RSVP, email Laura Farrell at templehill1790@gmail.com.
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “Walk Through Financial Statements for Your Farm Part 1” Webinar on October 12 from 4:30 – 6 pm. Learn more and register for this free webinar.
  • New York State Sheep and Wool Festival – October 16-17, 2021 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY. Learn more and register at https://www.virtual.sheepandwool.com/41
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “Walk Through Financial Statements for Your Farm Part 2” Webinar on October 19 from 4:30 – 6 pm. Learn more and register for this free webinar.
  • PennState Extension “Farmers Can Retire Too: Estate Planning” free webinar on October 21. Learn more and register online.
  • Spanish Barb Horse Association Annual Meeting – October 21-24, 2021 in Faywood, NM, at NAN Ranch. RSVP by October 1. Learn more at https://www.spanishbarb.com/
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “Cultivating Your Customers: The Secret to Higher Profits” Webinar on October 26 from 4-5 pm. Learn more and register for this free webinar.

November 2021

  • Introduction to Raising Heritage Poultry Webinar – November 2 at 2 pm. Livestock Conservancy Senior Program Manager Jeannette Beranger is presenting this online webinar in partnership with the Food Animal Concerns Trust. Register for the free webinar.
  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “How to Write Emails That Your Customers Actually Look Forward to Reading” Webinar on November 16 from 4-5 pm. Learn more and register for this free webinar.
  • Cleveland Bay Horse Society of North America Annual General Meeting on November 20. Virtual Annual Meeting to follow. For more information, please email info@clevelandbay.org or cbhsana.secretary@gmail.com or call 817-905-6519.

December 2021

  • Food Animal Concerns Trust “Facebook Groups: Your Secret Weapon to Drive Customer Care, Loyalty and Profits” Webinar on December 14 from 4-5 pm. Learn more and register for this free webinar.
  • ★★ December 31 – DEADLINE to update information and submit ads for the Livestock Conservancy’s 2021 Rare Breeds and Products Resource Guide. If needed, log in to update your information online here. Email Brittany Sweeney (bsweeney@livestockconservancy.org) or call 919-542-5704 for more information about advertising in the directory.

Have an event you’d like to add? Email Brittany Sweeney (bsweeney@livestockconservancy.org)