Upcoming Workshops

NC Cooperative Extension has some great workshops coming up in February and March.

It’s not too late to register for:

Virtual Lambing and Kidding Workshop Thu 2/11 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register at go.ncsu.edu/lambing

Sheep Genomics Webinar Series

With the introduction of genomic-enhanced estimated breeding values (GEBVs), 2021 will be the dawn of a new age in sheep breeding for the US sheep industry. Genomic-enhanced estimated breeding values have the potential to improve genetic progress through more accurate identification of parentage, carriers of genetic conditions, and improved accuracy of estimated breeding values. Join us to learn more about this new technology and how you can utilize it in your operation.

A New Age in Sheep Breeding – February 16, 2021, 7 p.m. Rusty Burgett, NSIP Director | Register online

What are Genomic-Enhanced Estimated Breeding Values? – March 2, 2021, 7 p.m. Dr. Ron Lewis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Register online

How do Genomic-Enhanced Estimated Breeding Values Impact Selection? – March 16, 2021, 7 p.m. Dr. Scott Greiner, Virginia Tech | Register online

The Genomic Sample Collection and Data Submission Process- March 23, 2021, 7 p.m. Lynn Fahrmeier and Tom Hodgman | Register online

Read more at: https://smallruminants.ces.ncsu.edu/2021/02/sheep-genomics-webinar-series/



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