Goat College to offer new webinar series

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Goat College will offer a series of webinars March 29, April 5 and April 12.

Cooperation

This is a cooperative effort between the University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University and Purdue University. Each webinar will begin at 7 p.m. EST, streaming live via Adobe Connect from the Scott County Cooperative Extension office in Georgetown.
In the March 29 session, the keynote speaker is Sarah Fritschner, coordinator of the Louisville Farm to

Table Project

UK Extension Professor Lee Meyer, an agricultural economist in the UK College of Agriculture, will also help participants decide whether they should incorporate a new enterprise into their farming operations.
In the April 5 session, UK Extension ruminant veterinarian Michelle Arnold will discuss quality assurance practices. Purdue Extension Ruminant Specialist Mike Neary will present ways to grow lambs and kids for direct markets.
Ken Andries, KSU extension goat specialist, will help participants in the April 12 session understand crossbreeding programs that can improve vigor and gains. UK Extension goat specialist Terry Hutchens will share lessons he learned while marketing goat meat through Central Kentucky Hispanic retail outlets.

Details

For information about the meetings or how to connect to the live stream, contact Hutchens at 859-257-2465 or via e-mail to thutchen@uky.edu.

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