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See Classes - Wonders of Wool
September 6-8, 2019

Wool Handling School

Friday – Saturday, September 7-8

Topics Covered
Wool Fiber Characteristics
Responsibility in Wool Production
(animal welfare)
Wool Contamination
Handling Practices
Shearing Setup
Shearing Demos
Board Skirting
Throwing Fleeces
Table Skirting
Fleece Preparation
Wool Science
and more!
Classroom and Lab Sessions

$75 per Person
(Minimum 12 – Maximum 20 participants)

Lisa Surber, PhD, ASI Raw Wool Services and Level 4 Wool Classing Instructor

Sponsored by:

American Sheep Industry Association (ASI)
Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative
University of Wisconsin-Madison Animal Science
Sheep and fleeces supplied by:
UW Arlington Sheep Unit
Shearing – David Kier, Eleva, WI



  • Click on REGISTER HERE. (All registrations/payments are handled by ShoWorks.)
  • Once at ShoWorks, you will need to CREATE AN ACCOUNT (user name and password) as an “exhibitor” – even if you registered or entered in previous years.
  • ORDER - Once you have an entry in your shopping cart, you can save your progress and return at a later time. Returning users can sign in with user name and password. NOTE - You cannot sign up twice for the same class!
  • PAYMENT - No saved registrations can be guaranteed unless payment is made. Payment must be made by credit card at the end of the registration process through our secure online system.
  • When you are finished registering, you’ll receive an email confirmation. However, it is suggested that you PRINT YOUR ORDER in case your email confirmation does not go through.
Class Full

Limited to 25 students – No walk-ins.

For More Information:

Todd Taylor- Shepherd
UW Arlington Sheep Unit


Print and SAVE your completed order when you are done registering, even though you will be sent a confirmation email.


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