Gene Schriefer, UW-Madison Division of Extension, and Adam Abel, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Soil Conservationist discuss planning for intentional grazing of sheep and goats.
Branding represents your message to your consumer about your product. What is it that your product stands for? Branding helps differentiate your product from everyone else’s. When we market our product, we’re selling the brand. This webinar will showcase three producers and different means by which they connect with the consumer to sell meat and fiber.
Consumer demand for lamb and goat from ethnic communities with a cultural bias for lamb and goat consumption is growing. Some demand is seasonal centered around holidays and other demand is more year round. Ethnic consumers are often looking for different type of lamb or goat than the traditional commodity product. Understanding different ethnicities and demand and meeting this market represents a potential profit opportunity for lamb and goat producers.
What are the signs of impending birth in ewes and does? Should I help and when should I help? What are typical best practices with newborn lambs and kids? Are the tools and supplies that will make lambing and kidding less stressful? This webinar is for beginning sheep and goat producers nervous and unsure about their upcoming lambing and kidding season to enable them to develop their skills and confidence.
Feed represents the single largest expense for sheep and goat producers and the base of every small ruminant diet is forage. This webinar helps producers know how to take a representative forage sample, understands the results and how to apply this information in making economical feeding decisions.
This webinar was recorded on March 18, 2020
This webinar was recorded February 12, 2020.
This webinar was recorded on January 15, 2020