SEYMOUR, Ind. — Purdue Extension will host the second annual Southeastern Indiana (SEI) Llama and Alpaca Conference on March 21 in Seymour, Ind., at the FFA Building, 721 F Avenue (Freeman Field). This year’s conference includes tracks for beginning, intermediate and advance llama and alpaca owners in nutrition, health, pasture management, fiber marketing and more.
Youth will be able to participate in a livestock spark club at the same time as the conference. It is available to youth ages 6 to 17 years of age. For more information about youth activities, please contact Rebecca Wilkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-738-4236
Also included this year, due to high demand, is FAMACHA training on Friday, March 21st from 6-9 pm prior to the start of the conference. This integrated pest management system is designed for best management of parasites in small ruminants.
The event is for anyone interested in learning more about llama and alpacas or those who already own llamas and/or alpaca. This conference will allow attendees the opportunity to interact one-on-one with experts. As a result of last years conference, attendees left with more contacts and more knowledge on vaccines and animal health.
The fee for the program is $30 per attendee, ages 18 and over. The FAMACHA training on Friday evening has a separate fee of $16 and is available to anyone ages 16 years and over. Attendees registering as youth must be between 6 and 18 years of age to participate in the youth activities.
The deadline to register is March 13th. Fees are non-refundable.
To register, contact the Purdue Extension Office of Harrison County at 812-738-4236 or email@example.com
— Purdue University Extension
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