SENECA CO., N.Y. — Seneca County ranks 6th for the number of sheep within New York State, according to the 2012 USDA Agriculture Census. Farms that have sheep, or are considering starting a flock, can learn more about raising sheep through a six-week online course with the Cornell Small Farms Program titled “Commercial Sheep Production”.
There are a number of ways to raise sheep successfully; this course will allow participants to explore a variety of options to accommodate their farming objectives and lifestyle. All levels of experience will build upon their knowledge in production, marketing, processing and sales of lamb and sheep products to generate more profit from their farm enterprise.
The six Thursday evening webinars begin Thursday, January 17 – Thursday, February 21, 2019 and run from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST and can be accessed anywhere with a high-speed internet connection. Early registration discounts end Monday, December 17, 2018 and registration closes Sunday, January 6, 2019.
To register and for more information about the online course search for Cornell Small Farms Program at www.smallfarms.cornell.edu, click on ‘online courses’ and scroll to the livestock listings. For further information, contact Judy Wright at 315-539-9251 ext. 109 or email@example.com.
Commercial Sheep Production Webinars
Date: Thursday, January 17 – Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Celebrating 100 years of serving the people of the County, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension puts to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; nutrition, food safety and security, and obesity prevention; 4-H youth development, and children, youth , and families; environment and natural resources, sustainable energy and climate change; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo. For more information about this and other programs, please contact us at 315-539-9251 or firstname.lastname@example.org
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Seneca County
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