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PMGPA Founder and President
The Pennsylvania Meat Goat Producers Association (PMGPA) announces the first of their educational meat goat forums on April 9, 2005 at the Pennsylvania Department of Agricultureís premier Livestock Evaluation Center located just outside of State College, PA.
Come and learn about the fastest growing livestock industry in the country -- Meat Goats Join the PMGPA for a day of interactive forums about the basics of raising goats for meat.
Both new and experienced goat producers are encouraged to attend this free educational seminar offered by the PMGPA. The seminar is designed as an interactive forum for all producers to be able to share their knowledge with each other as to what works and what doesnít.
Forum topics will include:
- Acquiring healthy and productive breeding stock
- Housing & Fencing
- Predator Control
- Slaughter & Disposal
The educational seminar is scheduled from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. Prior to the educational seminar, there will be a brief business meeting of the PMGPA at 9:00 AM.
About the Pennsylvania Meat Goat Producers Association
The PMGPA was founded in 2004 to advance the meat goat industry in Pennsylvania through
education and promotion. The members-based organizationís goals include promoting meat
goats as a vital source of long term, stable income in agricultural operations, encouraging meat
goats as recognized classes in 4-H and FFA livestock shows, to support, maintain, and improve
the meat goat industry and to provide PMGPA members with information to help them
successfully breed and raise quality meat goats.