Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Dr. Paul Kuber confirmed as speaker

Dr. Paul Kuber has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2010 Western Maryland Goat Field Day & Sale. The Annual Field Day and Sale will be held on Saturday, October 2nd at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center near Boonsboro, MD.

Dr. Kuber is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science at The Ohio State University. He holds a split appointment that spans teaching, research, and extension (for both adult and youth audiences).

Dr. Paul Kuber
(Ohio State University image)
A native of California, Dr. Kuber received his B.S. from California State University-Fresno and his M.S. from the University of Nebraska. His Ph.D. is in Meat Science from Washington State University. Dr. Kuber has considerable experience in the meat industry, including two years spent in Australia procuring lambs for Superior Farms.

During the field day, Dr. Kuber will demonstrate cuts from a goat carcass, talk about potential standards, and prepare products for tasting. It will be an interactive session that will allow participants to ask questions and discuss potential answers with Dr. Kuber.

The Field Day will be held in conjunction with the sale of the top-performing bucks from the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test. There will also be an invitational doe sale and a Junior Goat Skillathon. Be sure to mark your calendar.

Visit Dr. Kuber's web page
Go to the Meat Goat Test Blog

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