2904, 2017

Sustainable Pasture-Based Livestock Production & Beekeeping Field Day

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Hosted by the The Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program: The purpose of this field day is to educate livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture and grazing systems for sustainable, ruminant-livestock enterprises. Support is available from the NRCS to improve pastures and grazing lands and to develop woodland grazing. The process of application for […]

1702, 2017

National Goat Conference

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Hosted at Tuskegee University in conjunction with the 125th Annual Farmers Conference.

From the National Goat Conference website:

Who Should Attend this Conference? Producers (beginners and advanced), students, agricultural professionals, supportive organizations and other interested parties.

Conference Topics: Herd health management, nutrition and pasture management, reproduction , biotechnology & marketing and processing and genetics and breeding.

More information here.

This event is […]

2810, 2016

Hands-on Training on Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants

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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 […]

1009, 2016

Silvopasture and Goat-Herd Management Field Day

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Silvopasture is a sustainable agroforestry system that involves an intentional integration and management of trees, forages, and livestock in a single management unit.

The objective of this program is to educate forest landowners, farmers, and agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable silvopasture practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as […]

108, 2016

9th Annual Master Goat Producer Training Certification

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New business opportunities, such as meat goat production, exist for farm families to diversify their small farm operations and to explore alternative enterprises and innovative marketing systems to increase their farm income. For more than twenty-five years Tuskegee University (TU) has played a leading role in goat research and as a resource for small and […]

206, 2016

Goat Meat Workshop

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Hosted by: Alabama A&M University’s Small Farms Research Center

Come learn from the experts, specialists, and experienced farmers on marketing goat meat, health-care maintenance, and government programs available. Scholarships are also available for those who are qualified. Workshop will be held June 2-3, 2016, from 9:00am-4:00pm on both days.

For more information about the Alabama A&M University’s […]

2407, 2015

8th Annual Small Ruminant Conference

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Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Program at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) and the Department of Agricultural Sciences at Tennessee State University (TSU) will present “Goat Production: the Basics” as the focus topic of the 8th Annual Small Ruminant Conference.

The conference will be held at Lakepoint Resort State Park in Eufaula, Alabama.

Dr. Maria Leite-Browning, an Extension animal […]

1804, 2015

2015 Annual Goat Day

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Hosted by Tuskegee University:

Goat Day features presentation of research, roundtable discussion of current trends, challenges, and opportunities in the goat industry.  Field day activities are scheduled for the afternoon.  2015 theme is “Diseases and Parasites.”  Event is to be held in Henderson Hall Auditorium and the Caprine Research and Education Unit in Tuskegee, AL.

More information […]