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To register for the 2009 Goat Field Day (April 25), please complete and submit the following form.

or download adult registration forms (pdf format) pdf

Driving Directions to Goat Field Day  pdf

When you have finished registering for the 2009 Goat Field Day, please be sure to subscribe to our free quarterly Goat Newsletter.

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Please enter the verification code, which you can find at the top of the page in the grey box:

 

Please select type of registration first.

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:

  • Using your Genetic Resources with Ms. Lisa Shepard.

  • Using On-farm Performance Recording to Enhance the Meat Goat Herd Enterprise with Dr. Richard Browning, Jr.

  • Dairy Goat Production in China - overview of the Chinese dairy goat industry and its production practices with Dr. Jun Luo.

  • Dairy Goat Production in Mexico - overview of the Mexican dairy goat industry and its production practices with Dr. Ignacio Tovar-Luna.

  • Goat Production in Jordan - overview of the Middle Eastern goat industry and its production practices with Dr. Laith al Rousan.

  • Goat Production in Central Africa - overview of the Central African meat goat industry and its production practices with Mr. Juvenal Kanani.

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

  • Basic Herd Health - herd health program including vaccinations and other approved drugs with Dr. Lionel Dawson.

  • Nutrition for Health and Production - calculation of energy, protein and feed intake requirements with Dr. Steve Hart.

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

  • Pack Goats - basic goat training as a pack animal and equipment needs with Mr. Dwite Sharp.

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

  • Goats from a Professional Buyer's Viewpoint - learn to look at your goats as a buyer sees them with Mr. Mike and Ms. Katie Pershbacher.

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

  • Tanning Goat Hides - basic tanning and leather treatment of goat skins with Dr. Roger Merkel.

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

  • Fitting and Showing for Youth and Adults - tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett (this is a full day workshop).

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.


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

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.

Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (all-day session)

This year, we will also be hosting a full-day 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.

GPS Scavenger Hunt Youth Activity: (½-day session)

This year, we will also be hosting a ½-day GPS scavenger hunt on campus. Youth will learn the basics of GPS and will use a GPS unit to finds "hidden" objects.


OPTIONAL

The Oklahoma Goat Producers Association will be sponsoring three contests during the 2009 Langston University Goat Field Day, Saturday, April 25th. 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, 2009 to be considered.

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

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    The theme for the poster contest will be "What Goats Mean to the World". 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

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    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

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    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


Participants who enroll in the Poster, Speech, and(or) PowerPoint Contests will have the opportunity to participate in Fun Tent activities.

Fun Tent for Youth (afternoon session)


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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