Annual Goat Day 

 

WORKSHOP THEME

 "Nutrition of Meat Goats"

 WORKSHOP DATE AND TIME

 Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

 WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Tuskegee University Annual Goat Day will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2015 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The theme of the Goat Day for 2016 will be “Nutrition of Meat Goats”. The feature speakers are Dr. An Peischel from Tennessee State University and Dr. Niki Whitely from Fort Valley State University. Dr. Peischel has over 30 years of experience in extension and outreach in the areas of goat production, vegetation control and environmental enhancement using goats. She has authored several book chapters and numerous referred and non-referred publications. She is a very popular speaker amongst goat producers. Dr. Whitely has a very diverse background with over 14 years’ of experience with small ruminants (goat and sheep) production for providing trainings in areas of health, nutrition, and reproduction/breeding. Dr. Gurung, who is the Director of Small Ruminant Research Unit at Tuskegee University, will discuss about the practical guidelines of feeding minerals to meat goats. In addition, he will also highlight research activities at the Unit. The roundtable discussion will feature sustainable feeding practices, challenges, and opportunities of the industry. Following the morning presentations, various field day activities are available to provide a hands-on experience related to topics discussed in the morning sessions. Register below!!

  WORKSHOP REGISTRATION AND AGENDA

 Click here for Credit Card Registration
Click here Registration Form
Click here for Agenda

 WORKSHOP GUEST SPEAKERS

- Dr. An Peischel, Tennessee State University. 
- Dr Niki Whitely, Fort Valley State University. 

OTHER GOAT ACTIVITIES

Caprine Connection
Master Goat Producer’s Certification Training Program 
Annual Goat Show 
Goat Record Keeping Workshop 

 CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, please contact  Dr. Nar Gurung at 334-727-8457, 334-421-8620 or email ngurung@mytu.tuskegee.edu. Exhibitors/ Vendors please contact Mr. Ronald Davis at 301-919-8113 or email rdavis@mytu.tuskegee.edu.