Tuesday, August 27, 2019 -9:30AM – 4:00PM
Obtain your FAMACHA certification while learning more about small ruminant husbandry and markets Optional FAMACHA Training: 8:55 – 9:50 AM
Pre-Register Today as Participation is limited!!
To register click on link below and press pay with credit or debit card.
Or you can 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. Any questions regarding registration call or text Dennis Bickel at 404-323-0689.
Cost is $20.00 Per Person
PROGRAM OVERVIEW – Morning Session
——Location at Small Ruminant Education Unit , 2200 Trenton Road, Raleigh—-
8:30 – 9:30 AM Registration
8:55 – 9:50 AM Hands-On FAMACHA training (Optional)
9:50 – 10:00 AM Break
10:00-11:30 AM On-Farm Grazing Management
Grazing Strategies and Forage Production Options
Forage Nutrition and Body Condition
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 pm Local Goat/lamb Luncheon & Networking – Prepared by local chefs
Chef Coleen Speaks from Hummingbird/Posh Nos
Chef JakeWolf from Capital Club 16
Chef JakeWoodsfrom Plates
Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne from Saint Jacques
Program Overview – Afternoon Session
1:00 – 2:30 PM Biosecurity and Parasite Prevention
2:30 – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 – 3:15 PM Breeding Characteristics & Genetics
3:15 – 3:45 PM Direct and Online Marketing
3:45 – 4:00 PM Evaluations and Adjourn
Any questions feel free to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Dennis Bickel at 404-323-0689.
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by August 12, 2019 to Emily Mueller, Emily_Mueller@ncsu.edu or 919-410-3949.
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