Goat education day helps farmers ‘Get Yer Goat’

New and veteran livestock farmers can learn more about goats during an upcoming daylong series of classes.
Called “Get Yer Goat,” the classes are presented by the Oregon State University  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center. The event will be 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept., 22, in the center’s auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point, Ore.
This year, in addition to dairy goats, a beginning class on meat goats will be offered.
Attendees can choose two classes in the morning and two in the afternoon, or they can choose two classes in the morning and goat cheesemaking classes in the afternoon.

Cost:  Adults, $35; Youth, $20; Cheesemaking $50
For more information, go to https://extension.oregonstate. edu/smallfarms