Learn sheep and goat production at Penn State Extension in Hempfield
A workshop aimed at teaching people about sheep and goat production is headed to Penn State Extension in Westmoreland County on March 22.
Attendees will learn how select animals based on performance data, use the National Sheep Improvement Program, identify livestock structure and learn about the importance of breed character.
The free event is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 at Penn State Extension, 214 Donohoe Road in Hempfield.
“The workshop is a great way for producers to learn how to use both performance data and visual appraisal for selecting livestock,” Melanie Barkley, senior educator at Penn State and livestock specialist, said in a news release.
Registration must be completed by March 15 on the Penn State website. Registration includes lunch and educational materials.
Megan Tomasic is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, [email protected] or via Twitter .