• SELMA FILED DAY (Year-round Forage Production, Sustainable Grazing Management, and Care of Goat Herd)
When: 9 AM to 2:00 PM, April 25, 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.
Participation to this to this field day is free; however, preregistration is required for management purpose by Feb. 20, 2015. To register directly online, please Click Here. For registration form, Click Here. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Working lunch will be provided.
• 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.
Preregistration by June 26 is required to participate in this event with the required payment ($10.00 if pre-registered by June 26; $15.00 after June 26, 2015) for management purpose. For registration form, Click Here. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Working lunch will be provided.