A new budget spreadsheet from South Dakota State University (SDSU) can help producers calculate the costs of producing goats for the meat-goat market.

SDSU Extension beef specialist Ken Olson says meat-goat production can be incorporated as a stand-alone production enterprise or as a complement with beef cattle. Goats can take advantage of rough forages and shrubs, and provide control for certain noxious weeds. Visit: http://econ.sdstate.edu/Extension/otherlinks.htm.