Please select type of registration first.
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:
- Neglected Biosecurity and Strategic Use - learn about ways to keep your farm and your animals safe with Dr. Katherine Marshall (1:30p and 3:30p ONLY).
- Zoonotic Diseases of Importance for Producers - diseases that every producer should know about and tips to identify them with Dr. Katherine Marshall (2:30p ONLY).
- American Goat Federation and What it Can Do for the Goat Producer - learn more about the American Goat Federation, membership services, and the various avenues it promotes goats with Mr. Tom Boyer.
- Internal Parasite Control - sustainable internal parasite control program with Dr. Steve Hart (1:30p ONLY).
- Basic Herd Health - herd health program including vaccinations, injection sites, and approved drugs with Dr. Lionel Dawson (2:30 and 3:30 only).
- Cheesemaking Overview - basics of cheesemaking with Mr. Neville McNaughton.
- Goat Farm Budgeting - basics of budgeting and financial recordkeeping with Mr. Roger Sahs.
- Nutrition for Health and Production - calculation of energy, protein and feed intake requirements with Dr. Steve Hart (2:30 and 3:30 only).
- Goat Reproduction - basics of goat reproduction and techniques and equipment for artificial insemination in goats with Dr. Dave Sparks.
- DHI Training - supervisor/tester training for dairy goat producers including scale certification with Ms. Eva Vasquez.
- USDA Government Programs - overview of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's work with goats and its cost-sharing program with Mr. Dwight Guy.
- Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry Programs - overview of ODAFF services for Oklahoma farmers and ranchers with Ms. Chris Kirby.
- Pack Goats - basic goat training as a pack animal and equipment needs with Mr. Dwite Sharp.
- Mortality Composting - basic composting techniques and equipment for disposing of goat mortalities with Dr. Roger Merkel.
- Fitting and Showing for Youth and Adults - tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett (this is a half-day afternoon workshop).
Please select your afternoon workshops:
1:30 p.m. workshop:
2:30 p.m. workshop:
3:30 p.m. workshop:
In addition to completing this web form, please download youth registration forms (pdf format)
and mail the completed forms to Langston University .
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.
Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (½-day, afternoon session)
This year, we will also be hosting a ½-day Fitting and Showing Clinic in the afternoon, 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. Afte the GPS Scavenger Hunt, yout will return to the 4-H Fun-Tent.
If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Sheila Stevenson at 405-466-6118