Monday, October 21, 2013

West Va. small ruminant short course Nov. 2

The 2013 West Virginia Small Ruminant Short Course will be held November 2 at the West Virginia University Organic Farm in Morgantown, W.V. 

This year's theme will be "Forages, Parasites and Profitability".
The short course will focus on:
  • FAMACHA Training
  • Forage evaluation, quality and a pasture walk
  • Funding opportunities for producers through NRCS
    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
    No pre-registration is required, but FAMACHA materials are limited to first 20 registrants.
    If you would like a copy of the FAMACHA training materials which include an official FAMACHA score card, a fee of $15 will be collected at registration. 

    For more information please contact:
    Brad Smith, Grant County Extension Agent
    (304) 257-4688
    Dr. Scott Bowdridge
    (304) 293-2003 

    The West Virginia Shepherds Federation Annual Meeting will follow. For more information about the WVSF, visit

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