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Attend the Goat Health and Nutrition Workshop

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.
Date: Monday, December 4 Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Faribault Event Center within South Central College  (1225 3rd St SW Faribault, MN 55021) 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.edufor 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.

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 GoatsReproduction & Genetic Strategies— Missy Isder, Sparkling-M’s Dairy GoatsGrants for Livestock Producers & Staying Connected— Wayne Martin, U of M ExtensionEcological Service Livestock Network—Kelly Anderson, MN Department of AgricultureAnd more!
Please RSVP

To help get an accurate meal count, please RSVP by November 15th by contacting Brenda Mi…