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Are you interested in meat goat farming? In this free workshop, led by an agricultural entrepreneur in meat goat farming, you will learn basic breeding techniques and other tips for raising meat goats in southeast Oklahoma. This workshop will be held at Fanshawe Schools.
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The workshop is sponsored by Kiamichi Technology Center, Poteau.
The workshop is FULL and registration is CLOSED.
If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact Lena Moore by email or phone (918-647-9123).
Jeff Asbury will lead this free 90-minute evening workshop on beginning beekeeping. It will focus on starting and managing a hive from a beginner’s perspective. The workshop runs from 7:00 – 8:30 on March 28 at the Kerr Center ranch outside Poteau.
Mr. Asbury, who resides in Le Flore, ran 4,000 hives in California for a number of years before working in the queen industry for a couple of years. After moving to Oklahoma about 11 years ago, he ran 700 hives, working them from here to North Dakota. He has worked with several bee clubs, and has extensive knowledge of pollination.
The workshop is free and open to the public, but advance registration (by 5:00 P.M. on March 27) is required to reserve one of the limited spaces available.
For more information or to register, visit the events calendar at www.kerrcenter.com, call 918.647.9123, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register, contact Lena Moore by email or phone (918-647-9123).
Guided tours are available one day each month, on the second Tuesday of the month.
During these tours, Kerr Center staff show visitors our current horticulture and livestock projects.
Tours go from 9-11 or 1-3 (approximate length), and cost $10 per person.
Advance registration is required. Contact us a week in advance to let us know you are coming and whether you want to see horticulture or livestock projects or both.
Keep in mind that what is available to see varies according to season. When you call, we can let you know what is available to see. We want you to have the best possible experience!
Pay at the door. Tours begin at the Kerr Center office.
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All other visits must be requested at least two weeks in advance. Groups are welcome.
Call the Kerr Center at 918.647.9123 or email email@example.com with “tour request” in the subject line to arrange a visit.