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Eighth Goat-a-Rama at Tennille, Ga., April 3

University of Georgia

For the growing number of people who raise goats in the Southeast, the eighth annual Goat-a-Rama will be an exciting event near Tennille, Ga., April 3.

The event will offer demonstrations on goat care, farm safety and cooking, along with a youth show-goat clinic, a trade show and six educational seminars. Spaces will be provided, for a small fee, for private-treaty goat sales.

A "smart drenching" lecture and Famancha worm-identification workshop will be offered for a $30 fee. Preregistration is required.

The Goat-a-Rama will be at the Washington County Farm Bureau Ag Center at 882 Grady Mertz Road southeast of Tennille. Admission is free, and door prizes will be given. Lunch, including goat meat, will be available at the Ag Center kitchen.

For more information, or to sign up for the workshop, contact the Washington County Extension Service at (478) 552-2011 (uge3303@uga.edu). Or visit the Web site at goat-a-rama.com.

(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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