Wool Classing or Handling Registration Texas A&M AgriLife Wool Classing School January 4-7, 2021 - CANCELLEDAgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 HWY 87 N, San Angelo, TX 76901 School Options*Due to COVID System Policies, we are cancelling the 2021 event. Feel free to sign up to receive notification of future schools. Wool handling is a two day course and has a registration fee of $125. Basic training on accepted wool handling to improve commercial marketability of wool. Introductory course will cover how and why to separate specific wool qualities on an individual fleece and fleeces within a flock. Training will include short classroom instruction and shearing shed experience. The objective is to enhance student’s knowledge to assist the wool industry in preparing wool to improve quality. The school will be held in conjunction with a sheep shearing school. Participants of the shearing school can sit in on the wool handling course. The Certified Wool Classing School is a three day school and has a registration fee of $200. This school is designed to teach proper wool preparation, packaging, and classing techniques to support the US wool industry. Upon satisfactory completion of the course participants will become Level I Certified classer. Students will be taught basic wool science principles, market structure, and domestic and international factors that influence the wool industry to expand the student’s knowledge and understand of proper wool preparation. Participants will have the equivalent of one day classroom and two days hands on. The hands on will cover all aspects of wool handling, baling, and classing. Students will receive a certificate for Level I Classer and manual upon completion of the requirements. There are no prerequisites or supplies that the student will need to bring. Contact Ronald Pope for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.Wool Handling- Two DaysWool Classing- Three DaysType*Application are due Dec. 1st. Beginner - Limited Fiber KnowledgeAdvanced - 5+ Years Experience in Fiber IndustryName* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Phone*Email* Interest*Write a short paragraph to explain why you are interested in the wool handling school.