Event Detail

Event Detail

January 19, 2019 | Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD, 21794 (map)



Description: University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth. The adult program will be geared towards new producers, with less than 5 years of experience. The youth program will be hands-on and geared towards youth, ages 11-18.

The main speaker will be Dr. Kevin Pelzer from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Other speakers will include Dr. Kwame Matthews, Delaware State University; Dr. Angela Black, University of Maryland (College Park); Maegan Perdue, University of Maryland Extension (Worcester County); and Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland Extension. The youth program will be taught by University of Maryland Extension youth educators: Chris Anderson (state office) and Ashley Travis (Washington County).

The registration fee is $60 for adults and $45 for youth. The registration fee includes resource materials on a flash drive, morning refreshments, and lunch. Pre-registration is requested by January 2. To register online, go to https://2018LKSchool.eventbrite.com (link is external). To register via mail, send your registration fee (payable to University of Maryland) and contact information to Pam Thomas at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756.

For more information, contact Susan Schoenian at sschoen@umd.edu (link sends e-mail) or (301) 432-2767 x315. extension.umd.edu/events/sat-2019-01-19-0900-lambing-kidding-school