Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop

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There will be a Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop offered on May 20, 2017 at the WNC Livestock Center in Canton, NC. The workshop is from 9:30am to 3:30pm, with an optional farm tour from 4:00pm to 7:00 pm. Registration and payment must be completed through the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association website at The cost when registering before May 12 is $10, and $20 thereafter.

Watauga County Cooperative Extension will be taking a van to the workshop, leaving from our Ag Center at 7:30 am. If you would like to reserve a spot to ride to the workshop in our van, please call the extension office at 828.264.3061. Space in the van is limited, so call early. Note that there is no additional fee to ride along, but you must still register and pay online for the workshop through the Cattlemen’s website.

More information and the workshop agenda are below and attached.

Small Ruminant Workshop 2017 Flyer

Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop

May 20, 2017

9:30 AM—3:30PM Optional Farm Tour 4:00—7:00 PM WNC Livestock Center Canton, NC

Workshop Agenda

9:30 AM Registration

10:00 AM Welcome

  •   The Opportunity for Small Ruminant Production in WNC
  •   Improving Grazing Management for Sheep and Goats
  •   Fencing Solutions for Small Ruminants
  •   Sheep/Goat Marketing Options-Panel Discussion3:00 PM Closing comments and evaluation
    4:00 PM Optional Sheep and Goat Production Tour

To register online use this link workshop/registration/

or call 919-552-9111
For more information: Johnny Rogers –

Written By

Photo of Kirsten DillmanKirsten DillmanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 264-3061 (Office) kirsten_dillman@ncsu.eduWatauga County, North Carolina

Contributing Specialist

Photo of Eddy LabusEddy LabusExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops and Livestock (828) 264-3061 (Office) eddy_labus@ncsu.eduWatauga County, North Carolina
Posted on Apr 26, 2017
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