Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Dr. Paul Kuber confirmed as field day 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. Paul Kuber
(Ohio State University image)
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). 

A native of California, Dr. Kuper received his B.S. from California State University-Fresno and his M.S. from the University of Nebraska. His Ph.D. was 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

Visit Dr. Kuber's web page