Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (OSMA) has a scholarship to award.
The deadline for the group’s $500 undergraduate scholarship for those enrolled in a first or second-year post-secondary program is Sept. 8. Applicants must be 21 years old or younger and be a registered sheep producer or have a parent/guardian registered with OSMA as of April 30, 2017, or be a member of a 4-H Ontario sheep club.
Applications are available online at www.ontariosheep.org. The applicant must include a 500-word article on one of the following topics:
• What strategy or strategies do you think the sheep industry should employ to address public trust?
• If you were going to produce sheep, what management style (ie – pasture, confinement, mixed etc.) would you choose and why?
• Give a detailed description of a biosecurity set up and explain why this is important.
• What do you feel is the sheep industry’s greatest weakness/greatest challenge?