The Empire Sheep Producers Association (ESPA) is the industry organization representing New York Sheep Producers. The objectives and purpose of the association are to promote and advocate the general welfare of the New York State sheep industry and its members.

Empire Sheep Producers Association By-Laws

Empire Sheep Producers Directory – PDF

Officers

W. Keith Stumbo, President
Box 121, Ashley Road
Honeoye, NY 14471
Telephone:  585-367-2775
Email: sheepkath@gmail.com

Heide Simmons, VP
69 Scism Rd.
Tivoli, NY 12583
Telephone: 845-758-9654
Email: hsimmons@bard.edu


Mary Jeanne Packer, Secretary
2532 State Rte 40
Greenwich, NY  12834
518 692 2700 (mill) | 518 692 2770 (fax) | 802 236 0881 (mobile)
email: mjpacker@battenkillfibers.com

Kathy Stumbo, Treasurer
Box 121, Ashley Road
Honeoye, NY 14471
Telephone:  585-367-2775
Email:  sheepkath@aol.com

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Books

  • ASI Sheep Care Guide
  • Sheep & Goat Research Journal
  • Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep: Breeds, Care, Facilities (search for this on-line)
  • The Sheep Book (by Ron Parker) (search for this on-line)

Wool

Michael L. Thonney, Professor
Director, Cornell Sheep Program and Graduate Field of Animal Science
114 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801
mlt2@cornell.edu
607-592-2541

Dan L. Brown, Associate Professor
Nutritional Toxicologist
320 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801
607-255-4027
dlb20@cornell.edu

tatiana L. Stanton, Extension Associate
Goat Specialist
114 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801
tls7@cornell.edu 
607-254-6024

Niko Kochendoerfer, Graduate Assistant
110 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801
nk584@cornell.edu

Major revision: October 2015
Please contact Mike Thonney at mlt2@cornell.edu if you can't find something from the previous version.
Copyright © 2015 Michael L. Thonney

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