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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)


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2015 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program 

 

Training Dates: May 1st, 2nd, 15th, 16th, 29th, 30th and June 6th

          Bonus Classes have also been added this year. Please check training date for these classes (on schedule)

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. 

The New Schedule is Posted Below 

2015 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program schedule

On-line Preregistration starts January 15th, 2015

                              Contact Person:  Angela McKenzie-Jakes 

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


2015 Master Farmer Program

 
The New Schedule is Posted Below 

2015 Master Farmer Program schedule

On-line Preregistration starts January 15th, 2015

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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