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Local Producers and Hobbyists Invited to Take Part in Cheese Making Workshop - Friday, April 27th

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:58:02 CDT

Local Producers and Hobbyists Invited to Take Part in Cheese Making Workshop - Friday, April 27th The American Institute for Goat Research at Langston University’s School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences will hold a goat milk cheese making workshop on Friday April 27, 2018. Dr. Steve Zeng, Department Chair and Dairy Product Specialist in the School of Agriculture at Langston University, will be the instructor for this workshop. Dr. Zeng will demonstrate basic principles and practical skills of making soft and surface mold cheeses using locally produced Grade “A” goat milk. Other topics that will be discussed at the workshop include; milk quality, cheese making facility, cheese sensory evaluation and federal safety requirements.



This one-day hands-on workshop will be held in the pilot creamery at Langston University. There is a registration fee of $60.00/person, which includes continental breakfast, break snacks, and lunch. Only the first 15 registrants will be admitted. To reserve a seat, please send your personal check of $60.00 to LU Ag. Res. Sales (Attn: Dr. Steve Zeng, Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources, P.O. Box 1730, Langston, OK 73050).



On Saturday, April 28, 2018, the day after the cheese making workshop, the American Institute for Goat Research will hold its annual Field Day at the Langston University Small Ruminant Research and Extension facilities. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. The Goat and Hair Sheep Field Day will include diverse topics of interest pertaining to both goats and hair sheep. This year's theme for the field day is “Preventing Production Losses.” Registration for this event is FREE but there is a $10.00 per person charge for lunch of barbecued goat meat and delicious homemade goat milk ice cream. You may bring your own lunch if you desire, however, regardless of your lunch preferences, we ask everyone to pre-register.



Source - Langston University





   

 

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