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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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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 […]
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.
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