Central North Carolina Goat / Sheep Practical Management and Marketing Workshop

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration cost is $20.


Morning On-Farm Session (8:30–11:30 a.m.)
@Small Ruminant Education Unit 2200 Trenton Rd Raleigh, NC 27607

8:30–9:30 a.m. Registration
8:55–9:50 a.m. Hands-On FAMACHA training (Optional)
9:50–10 a.m. Break
10–11:30 a.m. On-Farm Grazing Management

  • Grazing Strategies and Forage Production Options – Dr. Miguel Castillo, Forage Specialist, NC State University and Johnny Rogers,  Coordinator, Amazing Grazing
  • Nutrition and Body Condition – Dr. Emily Cope, Extension Livestock Specialist, N.C. A&T State University and Kim Woods, Livestock Extension Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension

Afternoon Lunch and Classroom Sessions (Noon to 4 p.m.)
@NC Farm Bureau Conference Center 5301 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27612

Noon–1 p.m. Local goat/lamb Luncheon & Networking
Chef Coleen Speaks from Hummingbird/Posh Nosh, Chef Jake Wolf from Capital Club 16, Chef Jake Woods from Plates, Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne from Saint Jacques

1–2:30 p.m. Biosecurity and Parasite Prevention – Dr. Kevin Anderson, NC School of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Allen Cannady, Mobile Goat/Sheep Veterinary & Instructor, NC Vet School

2:30–2:45 p.m. Break

2:45–3:15 p.m. Breeding Characteristics & Genetics – Dr. Emily Cope, Extension Livestock Specialist, N.C. A&T State University

3:15–3:45 p.m. Direct and Online Marketing – Direct Marketing Lamb & Chevon to the Customer – Martha Mobley, Agriculture Agent, Franklin County

3:45–4:00 p.m. Evaluations and Adjourn

COST: $20; Registration deadline is August 12, 2019

*Pre-Register online: 2019 Sheep and Goat

*Mail-in registration –

Make check payable to: “NC Small Farm Association”

ATTN: Dennis Bickel, Treasurer
NC Farm Association, P.O. Box 44, Louisburg, North Carolina 27549

See link below for more details and mail-in registration form:

2019 Central NC Goat/Sheep Management & Marketing Workshop flyer