FAMACHA training also will be offered
Conference sponsors include the Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office, Kentucky Goat Producers Association, Kentucky Sheep and Wool Producers Association, Kentucky State University, UK Cooperative Extension Service and the UK Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability.
For more information, contact Kenneth M Andries, Ph.D.
8:30 a.m. Welcome - Dr. David Ditsch, Director, UK Robinson Center of Appalachian Resource Sustainability
8:40 a.m. Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Tess Caudill, KDA Market Specialist
9:15 a.m. Fescue Toxicosis – Is it a problem for small ruminants? - Dr. Glen Aiken, USDA-ARS
10:00 a.m. Fencing Options – Jeremy McGill, Gallagher Fence
10:45 a.m. De-worming Decisions – Dos and Don’ts - Dr. Anne Zajac, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Pasture Management in Parasite Control - Dr. Anne Zajac
Producer Panel Discussion – Forage Systems
1:30 p.m. Moderator – Ken Andries, KSU Extension Small Ruminant Specialist
Mary Kessler, Sheep & Cattle Producer, Springfield, KentuckyAl Dilley, Goat Producer, Glasgow, KY
Shawn Harper, Goat Producer, Hickory, KentuckyJim Mansfield, Sheep Producer, Salvisa, KY
2:30 p.m. Adjourn
2:45 p.m. FAMACHA Training (Optional, Cost $15.00)– Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM
The Logan County Extension Office is located at 255 John Paul Road, Russellville, between traffic lights 7 and 8 on the US68-KY80 bypass. The build- ing has a distinctive UK blue roof. It is very easy to see from the bypass.
From Bowling Green: Turn right onto the US68- KY80 bypass; proceed west 2.5 miles. The building will be on your left.
From Morgantown: Turn right onto the US68-KY80 bypass; proceed west one mile. The building will be on your left.
From Greenville: Turn left onto the US68-KY80 by- pass proceed west one mile. The building will be on your right.
From Franklin: Take Kentucky100 into Russellville, turn right onto US 68 business, proceed east one mile, turn left onto the US68-KY80 bypass and proceed west 2.5 miles. The building will on your left.
From Elkton: Turn left onto the US79-US68-KY80 bypass, proceed east 4.1 miles. The building will be on your right.
From Clarksville, TN: Turn left onto the US79-US68- KY80 bypass; proceed east 4.1 miles. The building will be on your right.
From Springfield, TN: Turn left onto US79, proceed west one mile, turn right onto the US79-US68-KY80 bypass; proceed east 4.1 miles. The building will be on your right.