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Small Ruminant Production Workshop

Empowering Small Ruminant Producers was published in the Animal & Dairy Sciences Newsletter, April 13, 2018, Volume 83. Read about the workshop success!

 

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing Small Ruminants, Kipp Brown, MSU

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing Small Ruminants, Mr. Kipp Brown, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Marketing Goat and Sheep, Josh Maples, MSU

Marketing Goat and Sheep, Josh Maples, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Major Internal Parasites Affecting Small Ruminant Production, Dr. Jim Miller, LSU

Major Internal Parasites Affecting Small Ruminant Production, Dr. Jim Miller, LSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Proper Breed Selection and Use to Improve Herd Reproductive Performance and Profitability, Dr. Richard Browning, TSU

Proper Breed Selection and Use to Improve Herd Reproductive Performance and Profitability, Dr. Richard Browning, TSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Producer Panel Discussion

Producer Panel, Small Ruminant Production Workshop from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Essentials of Goat and Sheep Reproduction, Dr. Erdogan Memili, MSU

Essentials of Goat and Sheep Reproduction, Dr. Erdogan Memili, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Integrated Grazing Management for Small Ruminants, Dr. Rocky Lemus, MSU

Integrated Grazing Management for Small Ruminants, Dr. Rocky Lemus, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Toxic Plants to Small Ruminants, Dr. Brett Rushing, MSU

Toxic Plants to Small Ruminants, Dr. Brett Rushing, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

Sheep and Goat Meat Characteristics and Quality, Tim Armstrong, MSU

Sheep and Goat Meat Characteristics and Quality, Mr. Tim Armstrong, MSU from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

 

USDA Programs

USDA Programs, Small Ruminant Workshop from MSUES CTO - Distance Education on Vimeo.

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Filed Under: Commercial Fruit and Nuts, Green Industry, Organic Fruit and Vegetables, Other Vegetables, Corn, Cotton, Nuts, Peanuts, Soybeans, Equine, Goats and Sheep, Poultry, Lawn and Garden, Forestry, Seafood Economics, Seafood Harvesting and Processing March 7, 2018

ELLISVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State University representatives met with agricultural clients in Ellisville recently to discuss research and education needs for 2018. More than 115 individuals attended this year's event.

A Mississippi State University specialist stands before a room of seated meeting participants.
Filed Under: Commercial Fruit and Nuts, Green Industry, Organic Fruit and Vegetables, Other Vegetables, Nuts, Forages, Beef, Equine, Goats and Sheep, Swine February 26, 2018

Agricultural clients met with Mississippi State University personnel to discuss research and education needs during the annual Producer Advisory Council Meeting for the southwest region February 20.

Filed Under: Forages, Goats and Sheep February 15, 2018

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Those interested in running a sheep or goat operation can learn management and marketing techniques at a March 17 workshop at Mississippi State University.

Register now for the Small Ruminant Production Workshop that runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is offered by the MSU Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.

goat playfully stands on little boys back as other members of the herd surround them
Filed Under: Goats and Sheep August 18, 2017

Many people dream of having a hobby farm or homestead with a few animals, and goats, lambs and sheep are some of the most popular to start with because they are smaller and easier to handle than cattle. Plus, you need less space! But all animals need proper care, no matter their size.

Filed Under: Goats and Sheep August 2, 2017

COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Goat and sheep producers in Mississippi are invited to attend a Small Ruminant Management and FAMACHA Training workshop later this month.

FAMACHA is an acronym for the Faffa Malan Chart, a system goat and sheep producers use to treat stock against barber pole worm. The workshop, hosted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service, begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Lowndes County Extension office on 485 Tom Rose Road in Columbus.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 2:00am

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