The growth of the goat industry has created opportunities for producers looking for a profitable alternative enterprise. Little is known about goat production or educational needs of producers in Missouri and Arkansas. A survey of goat producers in Missouri and Arkansas addressed farm characteristics, product marketing characteristics, preferred information sources, and educational topics of interest for goat producers. A better understanding of goat production and producer needs can support Extension's development of education programs to further develop the emerging goat industry.
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Cole, K. F., Hoegeman, C., Onyango, B. M., & Pennington, J. A. (2018). What Extension Personnel Should Know About Midwestern Goat Producers. The Journal of Extension, 56(4), Article 13. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.56.04.13