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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.

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In 1983, Florida A&M University (FAMU), College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) recognized the role meat goats could play in complementing existing agricultural production systems. Faculty and staff at FAMU therefore, shifted their research and extension efforts to evaluating goat production as an alternative enterprise for small-scaled farmers. Nutrition and reproduction studies provided valuable data on the economics of raising goats under optimum conditions. Other studies were conducted to determine the cost effectiveness of raising goats under alternative production systems, evaluating goat production through the intromission of Boer genetics and determining the effects of diet and management on carcass traits, composition and palatability of young goats.... (read more)


Trainer'sTraining in Agroforestry Practices

in the Southeastern Region

A Training Opportunity for Goat and Sheep Producers

THIS IS A FREE EVENT

July 20th, 2015

7:30am - 4:30pm

Florida A&M University Research and Extension Center

Quincy, Florida

                  For more information contact Dr. Kome Onokipise at 850- 561 -2217 or Oghenekome@famu.edu


Small Ruminant Program

2015 Master Goat and Sheep Certification

Due to low enrollment this program has been postponed until later this year. For those who have preregistered, check your email for refund instructions. Please check back later (June 30, 2015)  for the new training dates.         

The Master Goat and Sheep Producer’s Certification Program is a comprehensive training program which offers classes in the   nutrition management, herd health, marketing, risk management, financial management, pasture management and so much more. 

2015 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program schedule

                                     Contact Person:  Angela McKenzie-Jakes 

                                    850 - 875 -8552  or  angela.mckenziejakes@famu.edu


2015 Master Farmer Program

 
The Master Farmer Program has been postponed until the fall of 2015. New training dates and time will be posted shortly

The Master Farmer Program is a comprehensive training program which offers classes in marketing, leadership development, estate planning, computer basics, grant writing, crop and livestock production and so much more.

Contract Mr. Gilbert Queely at 850 - 412 - 5255 or gilbert.queeley@famu.edu                                                                                                                


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