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Sustainable Agriculture

Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program

Journeyman Collage

Small Ruminant Production

Developed by Fort Valley State University in partnership with UGA Extension. The topics covered in the sessions:

  • Breeds and Selection
  • Nutrition-Body Condition Scoring
  • Pasture Management
  • Predator Control
  • Health and Diseases
  • Breeding, Lambing, and Kidding
  • Integrated Parasite Management I
  • Integrated Parasite Management II
  • Meat Production-Marketing
  • Hands On Demonstration
    • Body Condition Scoring
    • FAMACHA/ Five Point Check
    • Foot Trimming, Castrating and Giving Shots

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture under award number 2015-70017-22861. It is a partnership between UGA, Georgia Organics, Fort Valley State University, UGA Small Business Development Center, AgSouth, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association.