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Manure Management and Mortality Composting Workshop
Manure Management and Mortality Composting Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Write a manure management plan, learn techniques for composting mortalities and develop a map of your farm! More
Pasture and Grazing Management Workshop
Pasture and Grazing Management Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Pasture and Grazing Management Workshop

03/20/2020

Greensburg, PA

Free
Find out how to keep your goats and sheep healthy this season by learning the best practices of grazing and pasture management. More
Meat Quality and Value Added Products Workshop
Meat Quality and Value Added Products Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Meat Quality and Value Added Products Workshop

02/28/2020

乐动体育注册Greensburg, PA

Free
Learn how to add value to your lambs and goats in this informative meat quality workshop. More
Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene
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Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene

乐动体育注册 Elizabeth Hines, Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS

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Good personal hygiene on the farm can help keep you and your animals healthy. Learn personal hygiene practices you can follow to prevent the spread of disease. More
Monitor Body Condition Scoring and Nutrition Throughout Pregnancy
Monitor Body Condition Scoring and Nutrition Throughout Pregnancy - Articles Articles
Meeting ewe nutritional requirements becomes especially important throughout a pregnancy and can impact the health of the ewe and the health and vigor of the newborn lamb. More
Sheep and Goat Pasture and Forage Quality Management
Sheep and Goat Pasture and Forage Quality Management - Workshops Workshops

Sheep and Goat Pasture and Forage Quality Management

03/02/2020

乐动体育注册Honesdale, PA

Free
Design your very own landscape project in this four-week Landscaping For Our Environment workshop. Learn the proper way to carefully design a sustainable, balanced habitat for plants More
Tick on horse Photo Credit: Erika Machtinger
Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania

乐动体育注册 Erika Machtinger, Hayley R. Springer

Many species of tick can be found on livestock and horses in Pennsylvania, particularly animals that spend some time in pastures. More
Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns
Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns - Articles Articles

Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

Effective natural ventilation of a greenhouse barn uses properly positioned openings with unobstructed air flow inside the building. More
Photo from National Park Service, public domain
Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures - Articles Articles

Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures

Laura Kenny, Dwight Lingenfelter, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This invasive weed is taking over Pennsylvania pastures. Learn how to control it. More
Products of sheep and goat operations can range from breeding stock to junior market animals to wool to meat. Photo: Melanie Barkley and American Lamb Board
So You Want to Raise Sheep or Goats? - Articles Articles

So You Want to Raise Sheep or Goats?

乐动体育注册 Melanie Barkley

There are a number of management skills that each sheep or goat producer should have to be successful. More
Frost seeding in Vermont. Credit: Dan Hudson, Univ. of Vermont
Pasture Improvements Can Take Place in the Winter - Articles Articles
Frost seeding may be the way to improved pastures on your farm. More
Know what you are putting in your hay rack.
How's Your Forage Quality this Year? - Articles Articles

How's Your Forage Quality this Year?

乐动体育注册 Melanie Barkley

Producers should test forages in order to correctly balance rations to meet sheep nutritional requirements. More
A marketing plan can include information on flock genetics to position the farm for breeding stock sales.
Do You Have a Plan for Marketing Your Lambs? - Articles Articles
Developing a marketing plan, and sticking to it, will help you succeed in the sheep business. More
How does your reproductive performance stack up?
Does Your Flock Meet Your Performance Expectations? - Articles Articles

Does Your Flock Meet Your Performance Expectations?

乐动体育注册 Melanie Barkley

Producers should analyze reproduction and performance aspects in their flock in order to determine if the flock meets expectations. More
It's a Wormy Deal
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It's a Wormy Deal

02/20/2020

乐动体育注册Honey Brook, PA

$25.00
Learn sheep and goat parasite strategies and the FAMACHA certification method. More
Pastured Livestock Production
Pastured Livestock Production - Workshops Workshops
The Pastured Livestock Production workshop is an educational day and pasture walk for livestock producers who operate predominantly on a pasture-based housing and nutrition system. More
Check Your Feed Supply! Check Your Feed Supply! - News

Check Your Feed Supply!

05/10/2019

Cargill feed recalled due to high aflatoxin levels More
Sheep Scanning Certification
Sheep Scanning Certification - Workshops Workshops
Livestock producers are invited to attend and learn about scanning live animals to measure carcass merit. More
Understanding when to market lambs can lead to higher prices.
Profitable Lamb and Wool Marketing - Workshops Workshops
There are many options for marketing sheep, lambs, wool, and goats in Pennsylvania. This ranges from marketing breeding stock, weaned lambs or kids, and finished market animals to marketing wool and value added products. More
Although this manure application may have met setback, ground cover and slope guidelines, the photo highlights risk associated with winter manure application. The loss of nutrients is an economic and agronomic loss for the farm.
Behind in Manure Application? Please Move Forward Smartly - Articles Articles
Weather can be extremely challenging when it comes to timely manure application. The following principles should be considered when making plans for your next weather-delayed application. More
Sheep and Goat Health Care Workshop
Sheep and Goat Health Care Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Producers are invited to join us for this informational sheep and goat workshop. More
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock - Online Courses Online Courses
$99.00
Learn how to sustainably manage beef cattle, sheep and meat goats on pasture. Understand the variables concerning grazing systems, paddocks, fencing, and forage quality. More
Foot trimming is one basic practice that all sheep and goat producers should be able to perform.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Hands-On Management Practices - Workshops Workshops
Sheep and goat production requires many skills to handle basic livestock management practices. More
Livestock selection principles should take into account both performance information and visual appraisal characteristics.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Selection Principles - Workshops Workshops
Selecting livestock that best matches resources on the farm and local markets is a key to profitable sheep and goat production. More
Pasture often provides a large portion of a sheep's daily ration.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Nutrition School - Workshops Workshops
Nutrition plays a major role in producing efficient and healthy animals. More
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