The guest speaker Saturday afternoon will be Linda Clutterback, expert spinner, who will give a talk and demonstration on spinning angora. Linda understands the math, ratios, and grist about spinning angora and she is a master at spinning. She has samples of angora yarn she has spun to share. Bring your wheel and spin!
IAGARB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
April 11-13, 2014
We are happy to announce IAGARB will be returning to the Clarion Hotel in Portland, Maine! Program and schedule is shown below. Please make sure you book your hotel room before March 17, 2014 in order to get our special AGM rate. You can call the hotel directly
Friday and Saturday: Registration Testing
Business Tips for Financial Success with
Jim McConnon, Extension Business & Economics Specialist and
Professor of Economics, University of Maine
Record Keeping and Testing with David Marcinkowski, Dairy Specialist and Associate Professor of Animal Science, University of Maine
How the dairy industry uses record keeping and testing as a management tools to increase production
Saturday: Registration Testing continues.
Synchronized Wool Class with Leslie Samson
10 am to 11 am
If you are not quite sure about the differences between synchronized and non-synch coat growth, here is a class that will explain why this is an important consideration for angora producers. This class is especially important if you are breeding for color. We will discuss coat structure, appropriate harvesting methods and uses for different grades of wool.
All workshops and classes are free to IAGARB members. Non-members $25.
Spinning in the Ballroom
9 am to 5 pm
Come one, come all! Members and local guilds are invited to bring their spinning wheels, spindles, knitting needles, with favorite fibers and yarns to spin and knit in the ballroom. There will also be a table for items to be displayed for Show and Tell.
Special Guest Speaker! (to be announced)
SUNDAY, APRIL 13
Annual General Meeting and Luncheon
10 am to 2 pm
For further information, refer to your IAGARB Newsletter, Spring 2014 or contact Michaele Bailey: basketfulofbunnies at gmail dot com.
Our group rate is guaranteed until Monday, March 17, 2014. Call the hotel at (207) 774-5611 to make your reservation. Make sure you tell them you are booking for the IAGARB AGM.