Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Goat Marketing Pasture Walk August 14, 2008

If you are interested in learning about grazing goats and marketing, keep the date of August 14, 2008, 6:00-8:00 p.m. clear on your calendar to attend a pasture walk in Licking County. That evening's pasture walk will be held at Ellis Farms, a goat farm near Newark. Topics of direct marketing goats, and goat grazing management will be covered. Steve Hibinger, former NRCS Grazing Specialist, has been asked to lead this event.

The farm address is:
3744 Chestnut Hills Rd
Newark, OH 43055

Directions from Newark: take OH-13 north to OH-657. Turn left onto OH-657 (Marion Rd) and go about 0.9 miles. Turn left onto Chestnut Hills Rd NE, and go about 1.8 miles. Follow posted signs. Light refreshments will be provided.

Licking County pasture walks are sponsored by USDA-NRCS, Licking County SWCD, and Licking County OSU Extension. For additional information about this event, or if you'd like to be included on the Licking County pasture walk mailing list, call (740)670-5329, or (740) 452-8618.