UT Small Ruminants

Upcoming In-Person MSRP Class (Cancelled)

Knoxville, TN

This class has been cancelled due to low attendance. However there will be an opportunity for an online Zoom series starting in February. Dates will be announced soon!

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The Master Small Ruminant Producer program is designed to service the educational needs of sheep and goat producers in Tennessee. The program gives sheep and goat producers a combination of classroom teaching and hands-on learning experiences. The learning sessions provide opportunities for producers to increase knowledge and skills needed to apply management practices necessary for profitability and sustainability of the sheep and goat industry. Educational sessions are delivered by your local UT-TSU Extension county agent.

Any sheep or goat producer is welcome to attend! Beginning and advanced producers will find the program useful to help with their operations. The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) provides cost-share assistance for long-term investments in Tennessee’s farming operations. A current University of Tennessee Master Producer Certificate is one of the qualifications needed for producers to be eligible for the maximum 50 percent cost-share assistance.

TN Ag Enhancement Program Pedigree Information

Upcoming In-Person Master Small Ruminant Classes

Please contact your county Extension Agent for more information on upcoming MSRP classes!

September 30th – October 1stUpper Cumberland Small Ruminant SummitSmith County FairgroundsChris Hicks
November 29thHancock & Hawkins Master Small Ruminant MeetingRogersville, TNJack Price

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Contact your local county Extension Agent for more information and to register.

Program Contact

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Jessy Shanks
Extension Specialist II, Animal Science

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