- By April Bowman
- Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Regional Sheep and Goat Conference
Join us for our best conference yet! The Piedmont Regional Goat and Sheep Conference will take place on Saturday, May 11, at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center located at 1192 US-64 W Business, Pittsboro, NC. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch provided.
Topics will include internal parasites, deworming, goat carcass evaluation, starting your enterprise, nutrition, finishing meat goats, small-scale budgets, pasture management, and ethnic holiday marketing.
The planning committee has worked hard to bring in some of the best speakers around for this conference! Our keynote speaker will be Susan Schoenian, Sheep and Goat Specialist (University of Maryland). Additional speakers on the program include Derek Washburn from the NC Farm School (NCSU) and Dr. Emily Cope, Livestock Extension Specialists (NC A&T).
Early Registration Deadline: May 1
Early Registration Fee: $15/person
On-Site Registration Fee: $20/person | Lunch is Included!
Please make check payable to: “Alamance County” and mail to: Alamance County Cooperative Extension, ATTN: Lauren Langley, 209-C N. Graham-Hopedale Rd. Burlington, NC 27217
Questions: Call April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages and 4-H Youth Development
336-703-2855 or email April Bowman.