for greenhorns interested in goats

posted March 18, 2013

UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar SeriesGuide to Starting a Commercial Goat Dairy

7 PM EST, Tuesday, March 26: Transitioning to a Commercial Goat Dairy: Are you ready?

Carol Delaney, M.S. is a small ruminant dairy specialist and author of A Guide to Starting a Commercial Goat Dairy.  Carol will present the platform and viewpoint to help you lay the framework for running a commercial dairy goat operation.  There will be an emphasis on planning, livestock considerations, budgeting, record keeping, time management and marketing. Formerly with the University of Vermont Department of Animal Science and Extension, 1998-2008, Carol now works as a farmer grant specialist for Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education,  and as a small ruminant consultant.

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to http://go.uvm.edu/aemon at about 6:45 pm EST on March 26, 2013 and click on the webinar title.  For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389×203. If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Jessie Schmidt know by March 12, 2013 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you.