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20th Annual VT Grazing & Livestock Conference has ended
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Melanie Barkley

Penn State
Extension Educator
Bedford, PA

Melanie is an educator for Penn State Extension, based in Bedford. She began her career in Extension as a youth educator and has covered many program areas in agriculture over a 25 year time period. Her current position focuses on livestock production, which includes serving as co-chair of the state Livestock Team. She works with beef, sheep and meat goat producers to help them to analyze their operation to improve profitability. She received her B.S. from Penn State in Animal Production in 1986 and M.Ed. in Extension Education from Penn State in 1992. Melanie and her husband have raised purebred breeding stock for over 20 years. Maple Hollow Farm consists of 70 production type Polled Dorset, Tunis and Border Leicester ewes that are run primarily on pasture in a rotational grazing system.  

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, January 16
 

9:00am