Virtual Program: Annual Sheep Shearing at Highland
April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place via Facebook Live on Saturday, April 24 (rain or shine) at 2:00 p.m. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event.
This virtual program can be accessed by visiting the Highland Facebook page on Saturday, April 24, at 2:00 p.m.
About Tom Stanley
Tom Stanley has worked with sheep his entire life, starting with an orphaned lamb when he was 9 years old. He started shearing his own sheep when he was 14 years old. Today, Tom is employed by Virginia Tech as an Agriculture Extension Agent based in Rockbridge County and keeps a small flock of 40 breeding sheep that lamb each April.