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 • Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants
When: 8 AM to 4:30 PM, July 9, 2015
Where: Caprine Research and Education Unit (Goat Farm), Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088

The purpose of this training session is to educate small ruminant producers and Extension professionals on the prevalent disease and parasite challenges that jeopardize small ruminant health and performance as well as human health, and an integrated approach to prevent these problems. Moreover, various treatment strategies will be discussed and demonstrated.  Hands-on activities will include general health inspection, use of FAMACHA card, condition score, hoof inspection and trimming, taking temperature, medication (injections, drenching, topical), and fecal sample collection and examination. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

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SELMA FILED DAY (Year-round Forage Production, Sustainable Grazing Management, and Care of Goat Herd)
When: 9 AM to 2:00 PM, May 2, 2015
Where: 431 County Road 540, Selma, AL

The purpose of this field day is to educate and demonstrate livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture system for sustainable ruminant livestock enterprise. Additionally, there will be a farm tour, hands-on activities, and demonstration of proper care of goat herds. More information about the field day is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

•  PASTURE-BASED BEEF CATTLE OPERATION AND PASTURE WALK
When: March 21, 2015
Where: Union Hill Baptist Church, 434 County Road 59, Union Springs, AL 36089
 
The purpose of this event is to educate and demonstrate livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture system for sustainable ruminant livestock enterprise. Additionally, there will be a pasture walk, identification of different legume and grass species, and hands-on activities. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

•  EUFAULA FIELD DAY
When: APRIL 11, 2015
Where: 36 County Road 40, Eufaula, AL 36027

The purpose of this field day is to educate and demonstrate pasture-based livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture system. Moreover, basics of goat herd health evaluation and care will be shared with the participants. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

• SUSTAINABLE YEAR-ROUND FORAGE PRODUCTION AND GRAZING/BROWSING MANAGEMENT TRAINING
When: March 17, 2015
Where: 201 Mary Starke Harper Hall, Tuskegee University, 1200 West Montgomery Road, Tuskegee, AL 36088
The objective of this program was to educate pasture-based livestock producers and field agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement practices to enhance the pasture-based livestock production system sustainable. Experts from Tuskegee University and Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service were the speakers at the event. Funding support for this program was provided by USDA/NIFA Capacity Building Grant. More information about this event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

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"Meat Goat Record Keeping Workshop"
When: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Where: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Meeting Room C (Computer Lab)
For more information contact Dr. Nar Gurung at Phone:  334-727-8457 or Email: ngurung@mytu.tuskegee.edu
 
• "Artificial Insemination in Goats"
When: November 8, 2014, 9am to 3pm
Where: Tuskegee University Goat Farm, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
For more information contact Ms. Hooks, at 334-727-8453 or mhooks@mytu.tuskegee.edu,
web link:  http://www.tuskegee.edu/academics/colleges/caens/artificial_insemination_workshop.aspx

• "Trainers’ Training in Agroforestry Practices in the Southeastern Region"
When: October 28-29, 2014,
Where: Tuskegee University Goat Farm, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
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• "Youth Goat Show"
When: October 18, 2014,
Where: Tuskegee University Goat Farm, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
For more information contact Dr. Nar Gurung at ngurung@mytu.tuskegee.edu or 334-727-8457.


• Health and Parasite Management in Small Ruminants Training Workshop
When: May 31, 2014
Where: Caprine Research and Education Unit, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088 
Conventional method of parasite control by just using chemical de-wormer seems to be ineffective, especially to control barber pole worm – a most significant parasite causing a huge loss in small ruminant industry. For several reasons, this worm is developing resistance against most of the chemical dewormers. Now, it is time to adopt an integrated approach of managing gastrointestinal parasites including barber pole worm. Moreover, external parasites, and infectious and other diseases play a crucial role in the health and well-being of small ruminants. 
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• Sustainable Grazing, and Goat Herd Management Field Day
When: April 5, 2014
Where: 36 County Road 40, Eufaula, AL 36027
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• Training For Sustainable Year-Round Forage Production and Grazing/Browsing Management in the Southern Region
When: March 25-26, 2014,
Where: Caprine Research and Education Unit, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
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