TUSKEGEE'S ANNUAL 'GOAT DAY' SET APRIL 16
AUBURN, Ala. -- "Silvo-Pasture and Browse Management" and "Goat Nutrition and Feeding" will be on the agenda April 16, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., when Tuskegee University hosts its annual Goat Day at Patterson Hall Auditorium and the Caprine Research and Education Unit.
This year's feature speakers are Dr. Sandra Solaiman, and Dr. Nar Gurung.
Solaiman, often called "The Goat Lady," has more than 25 years of experience working with goats nationally and internationally.
She has conducted research on all areas of goat nutrition and well published in the area of her expertise. She was a member of Small Ruminant Committee, National Research Council and was involved in revising nutrient requirements for goats. Recently she published the resource book/textbook Goat Science and Production that is endorsed by International Goat Association.
Dr. Gurung has worked extensively on feed by-products for goats and has vast experience in outreach and Extension, working in the area of silvo-pasture and browse management.
The featured workshop is breeding soundness evaluation and pasture management.
For more information, contact Solaiman at (334) 727-8401, (334) 421-0704, or SSolaim@tuskegee.edu. Vendors interested in exhibiting should contact Mel Jones at (334) 421-2220.
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