The University of Maryland Small Ruminant Extension Program will host a winter webinar series on consecutive Wednesday evenings in February and March 2015. The focus of the webinar series is Pasture Management for Small Ruminant Producers. Sub-topics include: planning a pasture system (Feb. 4); pasture plants, including alternative forages (Feb 11); pasture and grazing management (Feb 18); pasture nutrition (Feb 25); and pasture health problems (Mar 4).
The instructors for the webinars will be Jeff Semler and Susan Schoenian. Jeff is the county extension agent in Washington County, Maryland. Susan is the University of Maryland Extension Sheep & Goat Specialist. Jeff and Susan conduct the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test.
Each webinar will begin at 7 p.m. EST and last for approximately 60 minutes. It will be followed by a 30 minute question and answer period. Interaction will be via a chat box. Anyone with an internet connection may participate in the webinars. High speed access is recommended.
Pre-registration is not necessary for any of the webinars. Instead, interested persons are asked to subscribe to the University of Maryland’s webinar listserv. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to email@example.com (link sends e-mail). In the body of the message, type subscribe sheepgoatwebinars. The webinar listserv is used to communicate with webinar participants and notify subscribers of upcoming webinars.
All webinars are recorded. The recordings will be converted to YouTube videos.
For additional information, contact Susan Schoenian at firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail) or go to http://www.sheepandgoat.com/programs/2015webinars.htm