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EVENT: Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants
DATE:
 8 AM to 4:30 PM, October 28, 2016
WHERE: 102 Mary Starke Harper Hall & CAENS Research and Demonstration Facility 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 September 1 is required to participate in this event with the required payment ($25.00 if pre-registered by September 1; $30.00 after September 1, 2016) for management purpose. Registration can be made ONLINE and mail the check to the given address, or sent both the Registration Form and check to the designated address given in the Registration Form. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Seats are limited to 30 participants. Working lunch will be provided.


EVENT: Silvopasture and Goat-Herd Management Field Day
DATE:
 September 10, 2016

WHERE: 472 Pecan Road, Plantersville, AL 36758

The objective of this Field Day is to educate forest landowners, farmers, and extension professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable silvopasture practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as well as future generations. Experts from Tuskegee University and Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be speaking at the event. Moreover, the host farmer will be sharing his experience on silvopasture-goat system. Funding support for this program is provided by USDA/NIFA. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

Participation to this event is free; however, preregistration is required for management purpose by August 19, 2016. Registration can be made ONLINE and mail the check to the given address, or sent both the Registration Form and check to the designated address given in the Registration Form. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Working lunch will be provided for the first 30 registrants.


EVENT: Training on Sustainable Agroforestry Practices
DATE:
 September 30, 2016
WHERE: 102 Mary Starke Harper Hall & the Agroforestry Research and Demonstration Site
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

The objective of this program is to educate forest landowners, farmers, and agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable agroforestry practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as well as future generations. Experts from Tuskegee University and Alabama A&M University will be speaking at the event. Funding support for this program is provided by USDA/NIFA. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.

Participation to this event is free; however, preregistration is required for management purpose by September 9, 2016. Registration can be made ONLINE and mail the check to the given address, or sent both the Registration Form and check to the designated address given in the Registration Form. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Light breakfast, working lunch, and afternoon snacks and drinks (hot and cold) will be provided for the first 30 registrants.