WESM

Small ruminant producers' association in the making

Sep 13, 2018

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– Sheep and goat producers are invited to a discussion centered on the establishment of a small ruminant producers’ association on Thursday, October 18.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Richard A. Henson Center on the UMES campus.

Dr. E. Nelson Escobar, University of Maryland Extension small ruminant specialist at UMES, and Maegan Perdue, University of Maryland Extension agent associate and nutrient management advisor in Worcester County, will lead the discussion for the startup that will allow producers to network, give input on programming needs in the area and gain valuable continuing education.  Refreshments will be provided.

While the event is free and open to the public, registration is required.  To register online, visit smallruminantassociation.eventbrite.com.   For more information about the meeting, contact Perdue at 410-632-1972 or by email at mperdue@umd.edu or Escobar at 410-651-7930 or by email at enescobar@umes.edu.  

Suzanne Waters Street is the agriculture communication specialist at UMES – University of Maryland Extension.