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With the uncertain times of low commodity prices the last several years, University of Wisconsin-Extension will provide some programming around sheep and goat farming, specifically as it relates to the economics of raising these animals.  Two convenient locations are available for participants to attend.  

A couple of national specialists will speak at the meeting — JJ Jones from Oklahoma State will be discussing meat goat economics and Jeff Held from South Dakota State University will be focusing on sheep nutrition. The meeting will be rounded out with an in-state speaker on animal evaluation basics.

Participants must pre register for either meeting by Monday, April 23.

Thursday, April 26

The April 26 meeting will be hosted at the Marathon County UW-Extension Office, located at 212 River Drive Ste #3, Wausau, WI. The cost is $15 and includes dinner.

The meeting will run from 5:30 pm through about 8:45 pm.  Register for the Wausau location at goo.gl/3pMiY5

Saturday, April 28

The April 28 meeting will be hosted at the Arlington Agriculture Research Station Public Events Center, located at N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington, WI. The cost is $15 and includes lunch.  

The meeting will run from 9:30 am through about 1:15 pm. Register for the Arlington location at goo.gl/p8ekbk
 

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