• 1
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Dorper
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Saneen
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Katahdin
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Toggenburg
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Blackbelly Barbados
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Toggenburg
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Gulf Coast Sheep
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Spanish Goats
    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.
  • Boer Kids
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.

General Information

Training Dates:

This year, the Master Goat and Sheep Certification program will be held for 6 days and the last day of classes will be the graduation ceremony that will be held on June 4th, 2016. 
We will also be offering 1 additional bonus classes this year. Please read further for additional information regarding the bonus class.

The training dates for this year are May 6th, 7th, 20th, 21st  and June 3rd and 4th, 2016. The bonus sessions will be held on June 20th (computer basics and internet basics), July 25th and August 15th, 2015 (best management practices). All trainining classes will be held at Florida A&M University's Research and Extension Center in Quincy, Florida. If you register for the 5 day training program, registration is free to the bonus sessions just bring your lunch on those days. On-site registration will start at 9:00am EST May 6th, 2016 for the Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program.

Directions to Training Facility:
The training facility is located at Florida A&M University, Research and Extension Center, 4252 Bainbridge Hwy., Quincy, FL. 32352. Click here for map to center.

Travel east on I-10 from the Mariana area, exit on Exit 181 (SR-267 N) toward Quincy. Turn left off the exit. Make a right onto US-90 (W. Jefferson St.). Turn left on Adams street, continue to follow this street for 6 miles. Florida A&M University, Research and Extension center will be on the left behind a white fence.

Travel west on I-10 from the Tallahassee area, exit on Exit 180 (90 hwy.) toward Quincy. Turn right off the exit onto US-90 west. Stay on 90 hwy. west into Quincy, FL. Turn right on Adams street, continue to follow this street for 6 miles.
Florida A&M University, Research and Extension center will be on the left. For a map to the facility click here.

Master Goat and Sheep Producer's Training Schedule

Registration Opens March 1, 2016

If you have any questions, please call Angela McKenzie-Jakes at 1-850-875-8552