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Lowndes County Journeyman Farmer Program-Small Ruminant Production

June 1, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Small Ruminant Production training provides an in-depth instruction on sheep and goat farming, from selecting breeds to marketing your product. The training includes five evening sessions and Hands-On Training with FAMACHA. It is open to all beginning farmers. Those who pass Step 1 (AgAware or Small Farm Business Training) and Step 2 (Small Ruminant Production Training) will be eligible to apply for a paid internship or mentorship with a local farmer. Classes will be held June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 6-8pm and June 23rd for Hands-On Training with FAMACHA from 5:30-8pm. Please sign up by May 25 to guarantee your spot.

Location

Lowndes County Extension Office
2102 East Hill Ave
Valdosta, GA 31601
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Participation Details

Please register by contacting the Lowndes County Extension office at 229-333-5185. Registration covers course materials and light meal for each session.

Cost: $100

Contact Information

Lindsay Davies
706-542-1401
Lndavies@uga.edu

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