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To register for the 2007 Goat Field Day, please complete and submit the following form.

or download adult registration forms (pdf format) pdf

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Registration for Goat Field Day (Saturday April 28)

Type of registration: Adult Youth

IMPORTANT!! Adult participants will attend a general morning session, which will start at 9:00 a.m., and will be able to attend three breakout session in the afternoon.

Your choice of afternoon workshops include:

  • Continued Biosecurity/Prevention session with Dr. Bruce Olcott,

  • Continued Goat Diseases session with Dr. Lionel Dawson,

  • Basic Goat Husbandry - hoof trimming, injection sites, farm management calendar, disbudding, etc. with Mr. Jerry Hayes,

  • Nutrition for Health and Production - calculation of energy, protein and feed intake requirements and ration balancing using our Internet-based calculation system with Dr. Steve Hart,

  • Cheesemaking Overview - basics of cheesemaking with Dr. Steve Zeng,

  • Tanning Goat Hides - demonstration of basic goat hide tanning techniques with Dr. Roger Merkel,

  • Body Condition Score as a Management Tool - overview/hands-on of conducting body condition scoring for management use in meat, dairy or fiber goat production with Dr. Maristela Rovai,

  • Managing External Pests - control of external parasites and pests on goats with Dr. Justin Talley,

  • Internal Parasite Control - sustainable internal parasite control program with Dr. Dave Sparks,

  • Introduction to Goat Barbecue - overview of how to prepare goat barbecue with Mr. Willy Young,

  • USDA Government Programs - overview of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service’s work with goats and its cost-sharing program with Mr. Dwight Guy,

  • DHI Training - supervisor/tester training for dairy goat producers including scale certification with Ms. Eva Vasquez,

  • Fitting and Showing for Youth and Adults - tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett.

    Please select your afternoon workshops:

    1:30 p.m. workshop:

    2:30 p.m. workshop:

    3:30 p.m. workshop:

Please download youth registration forms (pdf format)
and complete in addition to completing this web form.  pdf

Please check appropriate contest boxes.


The Cooperative Extension Program will be hosting an all-day "Fun Tent" filled with activities to keep your youth (ages 5-12) engaged while you enjoy your workshops and seminars. Highlights of the day will include: Goat Education (petting area, puppets, etc.), face painting, horse back and pony rides, PYOP (pot your own plant), and many other activities. The Fun Tent can be combined with the Fitting and Showing workshop in the afternoon or with the Contests in the morning.

4-H Fun Tent for Youth (all day session)

In the afternoon, an Fitting and Showing Clinic, which will focus on learning how to properly prepare your goat for showing, will be held. Participants will be able to acquire tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett of the Oklahoma Meat Goat Association.

Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (afternoon session)


OPTIONAL

The Oklahoma Goat Producers Association will be sponsoring three contests during the 2007 Langston University Goat Field Day, Saturday, April 28th. Check in time is at 9:00 am and the contests begin promptly at 10 am in the Agriculture Research, Education, and Extension Complex (new agriculture building). Registrations must be received no later than March 30, 2007 to be considered.

If entering in more than one contest, please check appropriate contest boxes.

Poster Contest (morning session)

    The theme for the poster contest will be "Why Goat Products Are Good For You". Each poster will be scored on originality, neatness, clarity of message, artistic quality and visual appeal.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under
      • Senior Division: 13-18
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $25
      • 2nd Place: $20
      • 3rd Place: $15

Speech Contest (morning session)

    Contestants may present their speech on any aspect of the goat industry. Please note that contestants who are entering the speech contest will not be allowed to use any props or visual aids of any kind. Contestants will be judged on articulation, poise, appearance, presentation, eye contact, and knowledge of the subject.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under; length (3-5 minutes)
      • Senior Division: 13-18; length (5-8 minutes)
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $40
      • 2nd Place: $30
      • 3rd Place: $20

PowerPoint Presentation Contest (morning session)

    Contestants may present their PowerPoint on any aspect of the goat industry. PowerPoint contestants will need to bring their presentations on a flash drive so that it can be downloaded for their presentation. Contestants will be judged on originality, artistic quality and visual appeal.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under; length (3-5 minutes)
      • Senior Division: 13-18; length (5-8 minutes)
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $40
      • 2nd Place: $30
      • 3rd Place: $20


If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Sheila Stevenson at 405-466-6118


Participants may bring their own picnic lunch or purchase a lunch of barbecued goat, baked beans, potato salad, goat cheese, cake, and goat milk ice cream for dessert.

No LunchAdult Lunch ($10.00)Youth Lunch ($5.00)

  


 

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