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2015-05-13 / News

Learn to protect your sheep and goats from parasites

Virginia State University’s Small Ruminant Program will present a sheep/goat integrated parasite management workshop on Thursday, May 21, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Ettrick.

Limited to the first 16 registrants, the training session will be conducted by Dahlia O’Brien, VSU small ruminant extension specialist. Workshop topics will address internal parasite challenges and control methods. Participants will engage in hands-on activities associated with pasture management and grazing techniques, use of chemical deworming and diagnostic tools and improved nutrition and breeding.

A $15 per person registration fee includes lunch and workshop materials. To register, visit agriculture.vsu.edu. For more information, call Mollie Klein at 524-5960 or email mklein@vsu.edu.

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