To ensure producers have access to the best information and latest research on sustainable meat production, Washington State University Extension and Department of Animal Sciences are offering day-long courses in sustainable beef, pork, poultry, lamb and goat production.|
NOTE: JULY 10 EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO LOW SIGN-UPS
Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Castle Rock High School for:
Beef 100 (8:15am 5:30pm),
Lamb/Goat 100 (8:15am 5:30pm), or
Poultry 100 (8:15am 5:30pm) and again on
Friday, July 11, 2014 at Kitsap County Fairgrounds for:
Pork 100 (8:15am 5:30pm) or a reprise of
Poultry 100 (8:15am 5:30pm).
Designed to increase the knowledge and skills of those expanding into livestock production, the 100 series short courses are also excellent refreshers for experienced producers looking to increase the sustainability of current operations.
Each course helps farmers and ranchers increase their knowledge on the safe production of high quality food animals in an environmentally sound and humane manner. Topics address opportunities and issues that enhance the production, safety, and quality of beef, lamb, pork, and poultry from farm to table.
Presenters include WSU Extension meat and livestock specialists with extensive knowledge in all aspects of livestock production. From genetic selection, reproduction, and life cycle nutrition to pasture management, marketing, and animal evaluation, attendees will learn what it takes to produce and maintain high quality livestock.
Registration is $65 for one person/one species. For two or more people attending one or more species, registration is $50/person/species. Paid registration must be received by July 3, after that late registration increases to $75 per person per species.
Registration fee includes lunch, materials, and a flash drive full of livestock resources to take home.
For additional information on the WSU Extension 100-series short courses, contact Jan Busboom, WSU Meat Specialist, (509) 335-2880 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Sarah M. Smith, Area Animal Science Educator, (509) 754-2011, x413 or email@example.com. For assistance with registration, contact Kate Halstead, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360.794.6081.
For more information, visit snohomish.wsu.edu/100-short-courses/.
To register for the Youth Livestock Quality Assurance on July 11, visit YouthLivestockQA.BrownPaperTickets.com.
Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Evidence of non-compliance may be reported through your local Extension Office. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation can request accommodation 21 days before training at (425) 338-2400. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee availability on-site.
|Thursday Jul 10, 2014 7:45 AM - Friday Jul 11, 2014 7:45 AM | $50.00 - $75.00
July 10: Castle Rock High School; July 11: Kitsap County Fairgrounds
July 10: 5180 West Side Highway; July 11: 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd
July 10: Castle Rock; July 11: Bremerton, WA 98311
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|