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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Attend the Goat Health and Nutrition Workshop

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by Colleen Carlson, Extension Educator

UMN Extension is hosting a Goat Health and Nutrition Workshop. 
This workshop pertains to any meat or dairy goat farmers as well as 4-H members who want pointers on how to maintain healthy goats.

The cost of this event is $12 per person with a cap of $20 per farm.

DateMonday, December 4
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Faribault Event Center within South Central College 
Cost: $12/person; $20 cap/farm

Pre-registration is not required, but is appreciated. Please contact Claire LaCanne at 507.332.6165 or lacanne@umn.edu for registration or if you have any questions.
 
For more information and to learn about the speakers, see the Goat Health and Nutrition Workshop 2017 flyer.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

2017 Todd County Area Goat Workshop

By Brenda Miller

You are invited to the 2017 Todd County Area Goat Workshop being held November 20th.

This workshop is intended for both dairy and meat goat producers who are interested in learning about overall goat nutrition, production, and management of goats. Ag businesses who work with dairy and meat goat producers are also welcome to attend.

Speakers & Topics

  • Nutrition for All Ages & Stages of a Goat’s Life—Dr. Michael Schlegel & Dr. Clay Elliott, Purina (This will be 2 different presentations tailored to both dairy & meat goat producers)
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Creative Farm Solutions— Heather Olson, Riverside Goats
  • Reproduction & Genetic Strategies— Missy Isder, Sparkling-M’s Dairy Goats
  • Grants for Livestock Producers & Staying Connected— Wayne Martin, U of M Extension
  • Ecological Service Livestock Network—Kelly Anderson, MN Department of Agriculture
  • And more!

Please RSVP

To help get an accurate meal count, please RSVP by November 15th by contacting Brenda Miller at
the Todd County Extension Office: 320-732-4435, nels4220@umn.edu or U of M Extension, 215 1st
Ave S, Suite 101, Long Prairie, MN 56347.

Date, Time, Location, Cost

November 20, 2017
10:30 AM-2:00 PM
Registration starts at 10 AM
Clarissa Ballroom, Clarissa, MN
Free to attend, lunch included
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