Youth credit to be awarded for sheep purchase |

Youth credit to be awarded for sheep purchase

The Newell Ram Sale (Newell, S.D.) announces a youth ewe purchase credit program.

The sale committee plans to select one or more youth to receive a $1,500 credit towards the purchase of ewe(s) at their sale. The committee will select a youngster between the ages of 8 and 16 years old from the applications received. A winner or winners will be notified Sept. 1, 2014.

Interested youth should apply with an essay of their goals and dreams for your sheep production operation, what facilities and pasture they will have access to for running your sheep. They should explain who will mentor them, or if they need help finding a mentor. Applicants should include any 4-H or FFA activities they will use the sheep for. Applicants should provide an email address as a well as a photo, telephone number and mailing address and e-mail. Entry deadline is August 15, 2014.

Please mail applications to:

Newell Ram Sale

14406 Trae Ct

Rapid City, SD 57701

Check for updates.

–Newell Ram Sale