Thursday, January 24, 2013

Goat/Sheep Webinar - Feb 4

The Missouri Beginning Farmers Program is continuing its webinars with 4 new topics and presenters.

On February 4th, Matt Volkmann of Volkmann Farms in New Franklin, MO will start of the 2013 season of webinars with a teaching on goats and sheep.  Matt will share with you why he added goats and then sheep to his farming operation.  He will discuss grazing, diseases and Matt is not shy about talking economics.  He'll explain how he is making more money with sheep than any other livestock enterprise on his farm.

The new webinars to be offered this year and their schedule are listed below. To join the webinars go to No registration is needed. The webinars will be held from 7-8:30 pm.

NEW - The University of Missouri has an Organic Grant and will be offering webinars and field days.

February 4So You Want to be a Goat/Sheep Farmer: Lessons Learned from the Field - Matt Volkmann, Volkmann Farm
March 4Sustainable Management for Livestock Production - Ann Wells, DVM
April 1Growing and Marketing Cut Flowers - Karen 'Mimo' Davis, Lincoln University
May 6Ten Simple Steps to Safer Produce - Chris Blanchard, Rock Spring Farm

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