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4S Meat Goat Seminar, Show & Sale set for Oct. 1-2

LEXINGTON, NE – The Ninth Annual 4S Goat Expo will begin at 12:30 p.m. with registration at the Dawson County Fairgrounds, 1000 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington, NE on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, said Randy Saner, Lincoln/McPherson County Extension Educator. Entries and weigh in of show and sale goats will take place Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m. with the seminar starting at 1 p.m.

The seminar expects to draw participants from Kansas, Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska, Saner said.

Program topics include:



• Record Keeping for Profitable Production – Kenneth M. Andries, Ph.D., Kentucky State University

• Marketing Meat Goats – Frank Pinkerton, AKA the Goat Man



• Dollars and Sense of Raising Sheep and Meat Goats in Nebraska – Randy Saner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educator

• Elements of a Successful Goat Enterprise – Kenneth Andries

• Value-Added Merchandising – Frank Pinkerton

• Goat Producer Panel Discussion – Jo Ellen Wiese, John Scott, Karen Buettner, Roland Helberg, Jo Bek, Kenneth Andries and Frank Pinkerton

Added attractions include commercial vendors, door prizes and a goat raffle, Saner said.

Kenneth Andries will judge the Sunday show, which begins at 9 a.m. in the Stevens Arena. Grand and Reserve Champion will be awarded. The sale starts at 1 p.m. with auctioneer Wendell Brott.

For more information, call your local extension office or download an agenda and registration form from the Web site at http://www.4sgoatexpo.com.

LEXINGTON, NE – The Ninth Annual 4S Goat Expo will begin at 12:30 p.m. with registration at the Dawson County Fairgrounds, 1000 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington, NE on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, said Randy Saner, Lincoln/McPherson County Extension Educator. Entries and weigh in of show and sale goats will take place Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m. with the seminar starting at 1 p.m.

The seminar expects to draw participants from Kansas, Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska, Saner said.

Program topics include:

• Record Keeping for Profitable Production – Kenneth M. Andries, Ph.D., Kentucky State University

• Marketing Meat Goats – Frank Pinkerton, AKA the Goat Man

• Dollars and Sense of Raising Sheep and Meat Goats in Nebraska – Randy Saner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educator

• Elements of a Successful Goat Enterprise – Kenneth Andries

• Value-Added Merchandising – Frank Pinkerton

• Goat Producer Panel Discussion – Jo Ellen Wiese, John Scott, Karen Buettner, Roland Helberg, Jo Bek, Kenneth Andries and Frank Pinkerton

Added attractions include commercial vendors, door prizes and a goat raffle, Saner said.

Kenneth Andries will judge the Sunday show, which begins at 9 a.m. in the Stevens Arena. Grand and Reserve Champion will be awarded. The sale starts at 1 p.m. with auctioneer Wendell Brott.

For more information, call your local extension office or download an agenda and registration form from the Web site at http://www.4sgoatexpo.com.


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