Sponsored by Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) and made possible by a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) capacity building grant.
Monday, October 7 – 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8 – 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Lincoln University’s Alan T. Busby Farm
A detailed, educational, hands-on, two-day seminar featuring:
Mr. Mark Kennedy, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Grazing Lands Specialist
Dr. An Peischel, Tennessee State University Extension
Dr. Dusty Walter, University of Missouri, Director of Natural Resources Management
To register, contact:
Vonna Kesel at (573) 681-5312 or email KeselV@LincolnU.edu
For hotel reservations:
Best Western Plus Capital Inn • 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101 • (573) 635-4175.
A block of 20 rooms is reserved under “LU Browsing Academy” at $81.99 plus taxes per night. Reservations are the responsibility of the participants and should be made before Wednesday, October 2, 2013.
This workshop is based on the California and Tennessee browsing academies. A number of topics will be covered including low stress livestock handling, brush ecology and management, nutrition, reproduction, herd health, timber management, fencing and business management. Attendees will receive hands-on training and gain advanced information on land enhancement using goats to control invasive vegetation.
The cost for the workshop is $75 per person. Preregistration with payment is required. Registration is limited to the first 20 participants. The registration fee covers the cost of many items that will be provided such as: meals, a flash drive containing a “Small Ruminant Toolbox,” a goat management wheel, Famacha© training and card, and a noteboook that contains numerous reference materials.
The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 1, 2013. No walk-in registration.