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Aaron and Tara Helmick's dairy made sense financially, but it was burning them out. Sheep have given them a new lease on life.

The sheep industry is going through a revival of sorts. Prices for lambs and ewes hit record highs in 2021, following a year of solid growth in 2020. People consumed more lamb last year than they have in two decades. 

Mackenzie Campbell, of Palmyra, Ohio, won the National Sheep Shearing Contest Feb. 3 at the Black Hills Stock Show in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Many questions about sheep nutrition and handling were discussed at the 2021 Ohio Sheep Day.

As solar sites grow in size and number in Ohio and Pennsylvania, it could be a new business opportunity for sheep farmers. But it's an opportunity that comes with many strings attached.

The American Solar Grazing Association is looking for shepherds, beekeepers and solar sites to participate in a study looking at the impacts of agrivoltaics. Data will be collected during the 2022 and 2023 grazing seasons.

Ohio's Susan Shultz was elected president of the American Sheep Industry Association. She’s the second person east of the Mississippi to head up the group.

Sheep shearing is an annual rite of passage for Rebecca Miller. Despite the challenges, there is still something about that ritual of taking off the wool.

The 2019 Ohio Sheep and Hay Day will take place July 13, at the Jackson Agriculture Research Station, in Jackson, Ohio

At the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, June 8 and June 10, people hauled in wool to be sorted, weighed and baled as part of the Lawrence-Mercer County wool pool.