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March 09, 2010   Email to Friend 

TU'S GOAT DAY TO HOST INDUSTRY PIONEER
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
March 09, 2010

TUSKEGEE, Ala. -- Dr. Frank Pinkerton, a retired Extension specialist and expert in goat production and marketing, will be the featured speaker when Tuskegee University focuses on economics and marketing at its annual Goat Day Saturday, April 17, 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., at Patterson Hall and the Caprine Research & Education Unit.

Known as "The Goat Man," Pinkerton has more than 40 years of expertise in animal agriculture and is one of the pioneers of the goat industry in the United States. He is a founder of the American Institute of Goat Research at Langston University in Oklahoma City, and a frequent contributor to Goat Rancher.

The featured workshop of Goat Day will be live slaughter goat evaluation and grading at Tuskegee University, followed by carcass evaluation and grading at Auburn University's Lambert-Powell Meat Lab. This workshop is limited to the first 20 registrants.

For more information, contact Dr. Sandra Solaiman at (334) 727-8401, (334) 421-0704 or email ssolaim@tuskegee.edu. Interested vendors should contact Mel Jones at (334) 421-2220.

Download 2010 Goat Day Registration Form Here


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