Media Release

Goat and Sheep Workshop

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 4:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce an upcoming Goat & Sheep Workshop conducted by Cindy Sanders, Director, Alachua County Cooperative Extension. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 6 p.m., at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office, (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).  There is a $6.00 registration fee (a meal will be included).  Sheep and goat producers will have the opportunity to see first-hand the basics of small ruminant management.

Workshop topics include:

  • Visual hands-on hoof trimming
  • De-horning demonstration
  • Pasture management
  • Toxic weed identification & control

To register for this workshop, contact the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office at 352-955-2402 by October 9, 2009. 


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).