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Meat and Dairy Goat Workshop

University of Minnesota Extension will host a goat-focused educational event in Le Center, MN on February 22, 2020. Both meat and dairy goat producers throughout southern Minnesota are invited to attend. This includes either small scale hobbyists, commercial producers as well as 4-H families. Cost of the program is $10 per person, or $20 per household (max of 3 people), and includes lunch. Payment by check is preferred. The workshop will be located at the 4-H Building in the Le Sueur County Fairgrounds, 320 South Plut Avenue, Le Center. The event includes lunch and will begin at 9:30 am and run until 3:00 pm. The event will touch on goat breeds, nutrition, kidding season, marketing, and more. The agenda for the day is below: 9:30-10:00       Registration and coffee 10:00-10:50      Introduction and overview of goat production (Travis Hoffman) 11:00-11:50     Marketing to delis and restaurants in the Twin Cities (Rashed Ferdous) 12:00-12:45     Lunch  1:00- 2:00