The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group is hosting the 2018 Small Ruminant Workshop on September 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the UF Beef Teaching Unit (3721 S.W. 23rd Terrace, Gainesville).
The workshop topics include forage management, animal health & selection, Faffa Malan Chart (FAMACHA) training, selling and marketing milk & cheese, hoof trimming, and hay quality. The guest speakers are Dr. Niki Whitley from Fort Valley University, and Dr. Richard Browning from Tennessee State University.
Participants must register online. The registration fee is $20.00 (with an additional fee), and includes lunch. There are no refunds for registration fees.
For more information, contact Dr. Cindy Sanders, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Livestock Agent at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
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