Goat Announcements

Goats February 10, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

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For goat-related events hosted by Langston University, see Calendar which includes the Langston University Goat Field Day (Oklahoma), April 30, 2016

Parasite Control workshops can be found at www.wormx.info.

For upcoming livestock events at Tuskegee University, please visit this link: http://www.tuskegee.edu/about_us/outreach/cooperative_extension/livestoc...

Events coming up with small ruminants at Florida A&M University see the following website: http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/index.cfm/cooperative-extension-program/a...

The 2016 Winter Webinar Series (Special Topics) to be hosted by the University of Maryland Small Ruminant Extension Program will begin soon. Here’s the schedule:

February 4 –Jeff Semler (Toxic plants)

February 11 – Susan Schoenian (EBVs for beginners) February 18 – Dr. Dan Morrical (Mineral and vitamin nutrition) February 25 – Dr. Tom Terrill (Sericea lespedeza) March 3 – Dr. Gareth Bath (The Big Five/of internal parasites) March 10 – Dr. Dahlia O’Brien (Natural Dewormers)

All webinars will begin at 7 p.m. EST, except for the one on March 3. Since it is originating in South Africa, the time will be different (no sure what time yet).  The webinars will last for 45-60 minutes, with additional time allotted for questions. All interaction will be via chat box. The webinars are open to the first 100 people who log-on.

To log on, go to:  https://webmeeting.umd.edu/mdsheepgoat/

Enter as a guest.  Give name.  Include your location in your name.  Example: Rick Smith Delaware

Log-on ahead of time, to make sure the software works on your computer or device.  I'm not sure if it works on all tablets (or smart phones).


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