2020 Piedmont Regional Goat & Sheep Conference
We are excited to announce the Piedmont Regional Goat & Sheep Conference will be on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Rd. Greensboro, NC. This conference is an informative event for beginners and advanced alike with a focus on sheep and goat management. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending by 3:45 p.m.
New for 2020 – we will be adding a trade show! You will be able to visit with various businesses and agency partners throughout the entire day.
Topics to include: first aid/working with a veterinarian, lambing/kidding, shearing with demo, hoof trimming with demo, livestock guardian animals, and pasture/grazing management.
Registration fee is $20 (includes lunch) and due by April 15. Everyone must pre-register this year – NO on-site/walk-ins will be accepted.
Register online here: https://go.ncsu.edu/
*Please note that Extension has moved to using Eventbrite for registration. This will become the new norm for all events. Let us know if you have any questions!
The Winter 2020 issue of Wild & Woolly has been published.
Wild & Woolly is a quarterly newsletter for sheep and goat producers and anyone else interested in small ruminants.
The winter forage conference series sponsored by the VFGC will held in Chatham at the ODAC on Wednesday, January 22nd!
Registration is $50 and includes lunch and materials. VFGC is bringing in two of the best speakers in the eastern US for the event.
You can register quick and easy online at https://vaforages.org/2020-winter-forage-conferences/, or print & mail the Reg Form.
*Kevin Yon will be sharing his story of how he started with 100 head of Angus females in 1996 and now they have grown to 1,200 head of registered brood cows and 590 commercial cows and how their operation supports his family who all work on the farm.
*Dr. Dan Undersander, Professor Emeritus from University of Wisconsin, with over 40 years working in the industry, who is known internationally for his expertise in making quality hay, baleage and silage as well as modifying and adjusting equipment to optimize the forage harvesting process will be here to talk about making quality hay and balege in support of your grazing system.
University of Wisconsin will be hosting a small ruminant webinar on January 15 from 7:30 to 9 pm. The speaker is Dr. Dan Morrical, retired Sheep Extension Specialist from Iowa State University and now nutrition consultant with Premier 1 Supplies. Dr. Morrical will speak on late gestation nutrition.
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