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Small Ruminant Committee

Communicating with the Public - Ms. Madeline McCurry-Schmidt, Scientific Communications Associate, American Society of Animal Science, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Goat Herd Improvement Program as Conducted Through KSU - Dr. Kenneth Andries, Assistant Professor, Kentucky State University, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Kenneth Andries, Assistant Professor, Kentucky State University, outlines the goat improvement program as conducted at Kentucky State University. Dr. Andries details the background of the program and the metrics being organized throughout the process. Key goal is to help producers understand how to utilize performance data.

How Do You Talk to Livestock Producers About Genetics? - Dr. Debra Aaron, Professor, Statistics; Beef Cattle Genetics, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Debra Aaron, Professor, Statistics; Beef Cattle Genetics, University of Kentucky, provides insight on how to communicate the ideas and concepts of genetics. She provides examples of college courses on genetics plus offers a highlight of the various course material. Dr. Aaron's take away: