Three State Extension Offices to Host Diversification Workshops with Small Ruminants – Nebraska City News Press
SDSU Extension, Kansas State Research and Extension, and Nebraska Extension will host a series of Diversification Workshops with Small Ruminants on June 7 in Salina, Kansas; June 8 at O’Neill; and June 9 in Chamberlain, SD The program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch will be provided.
All producers are encouraged to attend, whether they already own sheep or are considering adding them to their operation. The program is mainly centered on sheep, but anyone interested in goats is also welcome. Topics will include multi-species grazing, general conversations about sheep production, cattle versus sheep nutrition, and marketing your products. Plus, experienced local producers from each state will answer questions during a panel discussion.
To register for the program, go to https://extension. Website sdstate.edu/event/diversifying-small-ruminants.
For more information, contact Jaelyn Quintana, SDSU Extension Sheep Field Specialist at 605-394-1722 or email [email protected] or Randy Saner Nebraska Extension Educator by phone at 308-532-2683 or e -email randy [email protected] or Alison Crane, Meat Sheep and Goat Extension Specialist, Kansas State University by email at [email protected] or by phone at 785-532-1672.