Livestock Workshops for 2019

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Livestock Workshops for 2019

Livestock Marketing Workshop

March 16, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon – N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center

258 Carolina Lane Marshall NC

Free

This workshop will be helpful for anyone with cows, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, etc. Attend this hands-on workshop where we will discuss and fine-tune your farm’s goals, determine your business IQ, decide which marketing technique is best for you, and what your consumers want.

Register online or call Rebecca Bradley at 828.649.2411.

Chute – Side Workshop

April 13, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon – Jenkins Angus Farm

190 Sweetwater Road Marshall NC

Free

Live animal demonstrations for:

  • Herd health
  • Castration methods
  • Shots – location, choosing the right medications/vaccines
  • Pregnancy test via tail bleeding
  • Body condition scoring
  • Quality and yield grading
  • Nutrition
  • Fly control

This live animal demonstration will be at Jamie and Chastity Jenkins’ Farm

Register online or call Rebecca Bradley at 828-649-2411.

Rotational Grazing Workshop

May 18, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon – Murray Farms

1045 Graham Road Marshall NC

Free

Hands-on demonstrations and information for:

  • How to choose, install, and connect an electric fence charger
  • How to design and implement rotational grazing pastures
  • Material selection for electric fencing
  • Seed and forage choices
  • How to recuperate winter feeding areas

Brad Shaw from Pasture Management will speak on electric fencing and Paige Smart from AgriSeeds will speak on forage selection.

This grazing demonstration will be at Stuart and Cheri Murray’s Farm

Register online or call Rebecca Bradley at 828-649-2411.