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Most Extension events will be offered exclusively online due to coronavirus concerns. In limited cases, certain events may be offered in-person following health and safety recommendations from the University and public health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and the Alabama Department of Public Health.

December 8, 2020

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Raising Goats in Forestland

, AL

Are you a goat producer and/or forestry landowner who wants to increase your earning potential? Raising goats on forestland can generate dual sources of income. Join the animal science team as they take you on a virtual tour of their latest research project, how goats are used to clear underbrush from forestlands. The team will explore the science of raising healthy goats, using ideal forestland, and the economic benefits of integrating goat production with forestland management across Alabama.

Tune in on Tuesday evening

When: Tuesday, December 8, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT
Where: The webinars are presented through Zoom, an online video presentation format. They are also available through Facebook Live on the Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University Facebook page.


This is a free event, but registration is required to attend. The Zoom ID meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration.

Visit http://www.aces.edu/go/meatgoatseries or call (256) 583-1811 to register.

More Information

Contact Valens Niyigena for more information about this series or to learn about other Urban Ag small ruminants programs.

Raising Goats in Forestland is part of the Advantages of Using Forestland for Meat Goat Production: Virtual Program. This project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA).

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs. This work is supported by United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) Capacity Building Grant Program # 2018-04951. The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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