VAN WERT - Buckeye Acres Farm is to host the 2012 Ohio Sheep Day, which offers visitors the opportunity to see a sheep farming operation and learn about nutrition, management systems and other topics of sheep production.
The field day is 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 14 at 12282 Harrison-Willshire Road, Van Wert.
Sheep Day is to focus on increasing and improving the profitability of sheep operations, said Roger High, an Ohio State University Extension sheep specialist and executive director of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.
Daryl Clark, vice president of the organization and a retired OSU Extension expert, will be keynote speaker. The event features a trade show with vendors selling equipment and supplies.
Registration is $10 for Ohio Sheep Improvement Association members and $20 for non-members. A luncheon featuring lamb is included in the registration.