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June 17, 2005

N.C.'s first goat and sheep producers roundup set for Aug. 23 and 24

North Carolina's first educational roundup for sheep and goat producers will take place Aug. 23 and 24 in Raleigh.

The event, to be held at the Wake Commons Conference Center and historic Oakwood Farm, is designed to give goat and sheep producers in the Southeast an opportunity to learn more about issues related to the dairy and meat goat and sheep industry.

Aug. 15 is the pre-registration deadline. The pre-registration cost is $75 for the first family member and $50 for each additional member. This fee includes two lunches and one dinner meal along with a copy of the proceedings.

Registration is limited to the first 275 participants. For event information and to register online, go to www.ces.ncsu.edu/roundupI

Or register by sending a check payable to:

North Carolina Cooperative Extension
Attn.: Goat & Sheep Roundup I
103 South Bickett Blvd.
Louisburg, NC 27549

For information about trade show display spaces, contact Sam Groce at (919) 542-8202 or email, sam_groce@ncsu.edu

This event is sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation.

Posted by deeshore at June 17, 2005 06:08 PM