HINCKLEY — The Maine Grass Farmers Network annual grazing conference is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Kennebec Valley Community College Alfond Campus, Route 201 north, Skowhegan Road.

Jeremy Engh, owner of Lakota Ranch in Remington, Virginia, will give the keynote address. Cornell Extension Agricultural Marketing Specialist Matt LeRoux will discuss profitable meat marketing. More than 10 grazing and livestock experts will lead sessions suitable for both novice and experienced graziers.

The $60 fee includes lunch; each additional person from the same farm will be charged $25. Discounts are available for students and MGFN or Maine Beef Producers Association members.

To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/livestock/mgfn/conference/. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Waldo County at 342-5971 or 800-287-1426 in Maine.

MGFN is co-sponsored by UMaine Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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