Ohio Sheep and Goat Web Programs throughout February

The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association is again partnering with Ohio State University Extension to sponsor the 2014 Sheep and Goat Web series, a training and informational program for farmers.

The Web series will assist sheep and goat farmers in becoming better managers and provide advice to those interested in entering this growing industry. The series features numerous topics and speakers from other states, universities and industry relationships.

The four-session series can be viewed from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 19 Ohio State University Extension sites. See the list below, and check with your county Extension office to find the location nearest you.

For more information about the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association please refer to its website or contact the OSIA office at (614) 246-8299.

Session speakers and topics:

Feb. 3 – Roger A. High, The Ohio State University, “The Management Continuum and Success during the Lambing/Kidding Time Period.”

Feb. 10 – Jeff McCutcheon and Rory Lewandowski, OSU Extension, “Successfully Producing Small Ruminants in a Forage Based System.”

Feb. 17 – Roger A. High and Tony Nye, The Ohio State University, “Sheep and Goat Breeds and Breed Types: Selecting the Right Breed Type for your Market.”

Feb. 24 – Dr. Richard Ehrhardt, Michigan State University, “Management and Records – What are the important records to make Key Management Decisions for your Sheep Flock or Goat Herd.”

Remote Webinar Locations:


Callie Wells 

Callie Wells is the director of digital communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.