HINCKLEY — The Maine Grass Farmers Network annual grazing conference is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Kennebec Valley Community College Alfond Campus, Route 201 North/Skowhegan Road, Hinckley. Registration deadline for the conference is March 12.
Giving the keynote address will be Jeremy Engh, owner of Lakota Ranch in Remington, Virginia. In addition, 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 is $25. Discounts are available for students and MGFN or Maine Beef Producers Association members. Register online. For information or to request a disability accommodation, call University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Waldo County, 342-5971; 800-287-1426 (in Maine).
MGFN is co-sponsored by UMaine Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.