Friday, November 2, 2012

2013 Penn State Home Study Courses

Penn  State University is currently accepting registrations for its beef, sheep, and meat goat home study courses starting on February 6, 2013.

Anyone interested in running a profitable beef, sheep, or meat goat operation can sign up. The courses are perfect for beginning producers and serve as a great review for seasoned producers.

The courses are taught through the mail or via internet. Courses mailed through the postal service cost $80. Courses taken through e-mail/internet cost $45. E-mail/internet participants may purchase a CD of the materials for an additional $25.

Lesson topics include basic production, nutrition, reproduction, health, marketing, and finances. The sheep course instructor is Melanie Barkley ( The meat goat course instructor is Greg Strait (

Livestock Home Study Courses

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