Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Southern Missouri Sheep and Goat Conference in West Plains on April 6

Contact: Logan Wallace, livestock specialist
Tel: (417) 256-2391

University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will host a seminar for sheep and goat producers from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 6 at the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St., West Plains.

Topics covered will include tips and strategies to make sheep and goat producers more successful.

Guest speakers for the program are Dr. Jodie Pennington, small ruminant specialist with Lincoln Extension and Mark Kennedy, state grassland conservationist with USDA-NRCS.

The following topics will be covered during the conference: introduction to sheep and goats, why hair sheep, facilitates and fencing, profits with sheep and goats, diseases, and panel of sheep and goat producers.

Pre-registration is requested with a fee of $10 per person. Registration includes lunch and reference materials. Deadline to pre-register is April 2. To pre-register or for more information, contact the Howell County Extension Center at or 417-256-2391.


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